This stitch pattern is an encoding of the letters of moon into lace. See my blog for more information.

See also Moonrise for a coordinating stitch pattern.

Shown with a cast-on count of 24 stitches.   Getting chart...

  • Row 1 (RS): *K1, k2tog, [k2, yo] twice, k2, ssk, k1, repeat from *.
  • Rows 2, 6, 10, and 14: Purl.
  • Row 3: *Yo, k2tog, k1, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, ssk, yo, repeat from *.
  • Row 4: *P11, k1, repeat from *.
  • Row 5: *[K1, yo, ssk] twice, [k2tog, yo, k1] twice, repeat from *.
  • Row 7: *K1, [yo] twice, sl2-k1-p2sso, k2tog, [yo] twice, ssk, sl2-k1-p2sso, [yo] twice, k1, repeat from *.
  • Row 8: *P1, [k1, p3] twice, k1, p2, repeat from *.
  • Row 9: *K1, yo, k2, ssk, k2, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, repeat from *.
  • Row 11: *K1, k2tog, yo, k1, ssk, [yo] twice, k2tog, k1, yo, ssk, k1, repeat from *.
  • Row 12: *P5, k1, p6, repeat from *.
  • Row 13: *K2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, ssk, k1, yo, ssk, repeat from *.
  • Row 15: *Yo, ssk, sl2-k1-p2sso, [yo] twice, k2, [yo] twice, sl2-k1-p2sso, k2tog, yo, repeat from *.
  • Row 16: *[P3, k1] 3 times, repeat from *.