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Blanket Edging

Updated: May 19


This is one of my favourite edgings for shawl and blankets as it is easy to do and falls beautifully.

yfwd – yarn forward. Place yarn to the front of your work then over the needle to knit the next stitch

Stretchy cast off knit two stitches from the left hand needle,* insert left hand needle from front to back in both stitches, knit them together through the back of the loops and slip off the needle. One stitch remains on your right hand needle. Knit next stitch from left hand needle then repeat from *










Using either 4mm or 5mm needles cast on 20 sts using the two needle method

KNIT ONE ROW

Lace Pattern

Row 1 – sl 1 knit wise K3 (yfwd k2tog) seven times, yfwd, k2 (21 stitches)

Row 2 and all even rows knit

Row 3- sl 1 knit wise K6 (yfwd k2tog) six times, yfwd, k2 (22 stitches)

Row 5- sl 1 knit wise K9 (yfwd k2tog) five times, yfwd, k2 (23 stitches)

Row 7 - sl 1 knit wise K12 (yfwd k2tog) four times, yfwd, k2 (24 stitches)

Row 9 – s1 k wise knit all stitches

Row 10 – cast off 4 stitches using stretchy cast off

repeat rows 1 - 10 until work measures required length cast off normally (not in stretchy cast off)

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