Pretty Open Pattern

From the Project Gutenberg version of Exercises in Knitting by Cornelia Mee.

"Nine stitches to a pattern. For the centre of a shawl I have done it in white, with a deep shaded border in feather stitch, in German wool, and the effect is extremely good." (The feather stitch referred to may be Pretty Feather Pattern for the Border of a Shawl.)

Row 6 of the original written instructions has the knit and purl areas reversed.

Shown with a cast-on count of 18 stitches.   Getting chart...

  • Row 1 (RS): *P2, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, repeat from *.
  • Rows 2, 4, and 6: *P7, k2, repeat from *.
  • Row 3: *P2, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, repeat from *.
  • Row 5: *P2, k2, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k2, repeat from *.