lace beading

I used to work in a fabric store. One of the standard forms of lace trim for sale is what's called lace beading. It has an extra purpose: running ribbon through the holes to make a brightly colored contrast or drawstring. This lace ribbing reminds me strongly of it.

See this blog post for more.

Shown with a cast-on count of 18 stitches.

Getting chart...

  • Rows 1 and 3 (RS): P1, *p1, k2tog, k1, [yo] twice, k1, ssk, p1, repeat from * to last st, p1.
  • Rows 2 and 4: K1, *k1, p2, k1, p3, k1, repeat from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 5: P1, *p1, M1Lp, k2tog, k2, ssk, M1Lp, p1, repeat from * to last st, p1.
  • Row 6: K1, *k2, p4, k2, repeat from * to last st, k1.