A traditional Shetland lace stitch has been adapted to make an attractive border.
Method Cast on a multiple of 17 sts. 1st row (RS) K. 2nd row P. 3rd row * K 2 tog 3 times, [ yo, k 1] 5 times, yo, k 2 tog 3 times; repeat from * to end. 4th row K. Repeat 1st-4th rows once more, then repeat 1st and 2nd rows again. Decrease row (RS) * K 3, [k 2 tog twice, k 3] twice; repeat from * to end. Bind off.
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