simpler Persian lace

based on Barbara Walker Treasury 1, p. 224, with some modifications.

Shown with a cast-on count of 26 stitches.

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  • Rows 1 and 3 (RS): K1, p3, *k2, p6, repeat from * to last 6 sts, k2, p3, k1.
  • Rows 2 and 4: K4, p2, *k6, p2, repeat from * to last 4 sts, k4.
  • Row 5: K1, p2, *k2tog, yo, ssk, p4, repeat from * to last 7 sts, k2tog, yo, ssk, p3 (multiple of 7 sts, plus 9).
  • Row 6: K3, *p1, kfb, p1, k4, repeat from * to last 6 sts, p1, kfb, p1, k3 (multiple of 8 sts, plus 10).
  • Row 7: K1, p1, *k2tog, yo, k2, yo, ssk, p2, repeat from *.
  • Row 8: K2, *p6, k2, repeat from *.
  • Row 9: K1, *[k2tog, yo] twice, ssk, yo, ssk, repeat from * to last 9 sts, [k2tog, yo] twice, ssk, yo, ssk, k1 (multiple of 7 sts, plus 9).
  • Row 10: K1, p3, *kfb, p6, repeat from * to last 5 sts, kfb, p4 (multiple of 8 sts, plus 10).
  • Row 11: K1, *[yo, ssk] twice, k2tog, yo, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, yo, k1 (multiple of 7 sts, plus 3).
  • Row 12: K1, k1, p6, *kfb, p6, repeat from * to last 2 sts, k2 (multiple of 8 sts, plus 10).
  • Row 13: K1, p1, *yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k3tog, yo, p2, repeat from * (multiple of 7 sts, plus 2).
  • Row 14: K2, *k1, p1, kfb, p1, k1, k2, repeat from * (multiple of 8 sts, plus 2).
  • Row 15: K1, p2, *yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, p4, repeat from * to last 7 sts, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, p2, k1.
  • Row 16: K3, *k1, p2, k1, k4, repeat from * to last 7 sts, k1, p2, k1, k3.