Alice: a free lace knitting stitch pattern

This is a stitch pattern I designed at the same time as Lozenges, which means it is also not one of my encoded stitches. The two stitch patterns should coordinate well.

Why Alice? I spent a lot of time not being able to think of a descriptive name, and this morning the first name that popped into my head was Alice, so here we are.

Alice: a free lace knitting stitch pattern, by Naomi Parkhurst (swatch photo)

Alice: a free lace knitting stitch pattern, by Naomi Parkhurst (chart)

Notes:

  • This is a stitch pattern such as might be found in a stitch dictionary. This is not a pattern for a finished object. You will need to add selvedges or some other form of knitted stitches to either side.
  • Alice is a multiple of 10+1 stitches and 6 rows.
  • I’ve made a stitch map for it.
  • Designers, please feel free to use it in your patterns. I’d like credit but won’t be offended if people don’t give it.
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Abbreviations:

  • k: knit.
  • k2tog: knit 2 stitches together as if they were 1. (Right-leaning decrease)
  • p: purl.
  • ssk: slip each of the next 2 stitches as if to knit, then knit them together through the back loop. (Left-leaning decrease)
  • yo: yarnover.

Row 1 (RS): *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; work from *, k1.
Row 2 (WS): purl.
Row 3: *k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; work from *, k1.
Row 4: purl.
Row 5: knit.
Row 6: purl.

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