Open Diamond Pattern for Stockings, Shawls, &c v2

Derived from the Internet Archive version of The lady's assistant for executing useful and fancy designs in knitting, netting and crochet work... by Mrs. (Jane) Gaugain.

This is the cleaned up version:

  • aligned the motifs (I'm not sure this is the exact way Mrs Gaugain was referring to in her note, but if it isn't, it's a starting point, at least)
  • changed k2tog ...

Derived from the Internet Archive version of The lady's assistant for executing useful and fancy designs in knitting, netting and crochet work... by Mrs. (Jane) Gaugain.

This is the cleaned up version:

  • aligned the motifs (I'm not sure this is the exact way Mrs Gaugain was referring to in her note, but if it isn't, it's a starting point, at least)
  • changed k2tog to ssk (and p2tog to ssp) where appropriate

The original pattern is still well worth looking at, but this one should be easier to work from.

Shown with a cast-on count of 55 stitches.   Getting chart...

  • Rows 1 and 9 (WS): Purl.
  • Rows 2 and 6: K2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, ssk, k2, yo, *sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, ssk, k2, yo, repeat from * to last 2 sts, ssk.
  • Rows 3 and 7: P1, *p2, ssp, yo, p2, ssp, yo, p1, yo, p2tog, p2, yo, p2tog, p3, repeat from *.
  • Rows 4 and 8: *K2, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k2, yo, ssk, k1, repeat from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 5: P1, *ssp, yo, p2, ssp, yo, p5, yo, p2tog, p2, yo, p2tog, p1, repeat from *.
  • Rows 10 and 14: *K4, yo, ssk, k2, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k3, repeat from * to last st, k1.
  • Rows 11 and 15: P1, *yo, p2tog, p2, yo, p2tog, p5, ssp, yo, p2, ssp, yo, p1, repeat from *.
  • Rows 12 and 16: *K2, yo, ssk, k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, repeat from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 13: P1, *p2, yo, p2tog, p2, yo, p2tog, p1, ssp, yo, p2, ssp, yo, p3, repeat from *.