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Stitchfinder: Knit Trim: Umbrella Flounce

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Knit Trim: Umbrella Flouce

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Skill level: Intermediate

An adaptation of a well-known repeat pattern makes a crisp, curvy edging.

skpo=slip one, knit one, pass slipped stitch over

Cast on a multiple of 18 sts plus 1.
1st row (RS) P.
2nd row P 2, * [k 3, p 1] 3 times, k 3, p 3; rep from *, ending p 2.
3rd row K 1, * yo, k 1, p 2 tog, p 1, [k 1, p 3] twice, k 1, p 1, p 2 tog, k 1, yo, k1; rep from * to end.
4th row P 3, * k 2, [p 1, k 3] twice, p 1, k 2, p 5; rep from *, ending p 3.
5th row K 2, * yo, k 1, p 2, [k 1, p 1, p 2 tog] twice, k 1, p 2, k 1, yo, k 3; rep from *, ending k 2.
6th row P 4, *[k 2, p 1] 3 times, k 2, p7; rep from *, ending p 4.
7th row K 3, * yo, k 1, p 2 tog, [k 1, p 2] twice, k 1, p 2 tog, k 1, yo, k 5; rep from *, ending k 3.
8th row P 5, * k 1, [p 1, k 2] twice, p 1, k 1, p 9; rep from *, ending p 5.
9th row K 4, * yo, k 1, p 1, [k 1, p 2 tog] twice, k 1, p 1, k 1, yo, k 7; rep from *, ending k 4.
10th row P 6, * k 1, [p 1, k 1] 3 times, p 11; rep from *, ending p 6.
11th row K 5, * skpo twice, k 1, k 2 tog twice, k 9; rep from *, ending k 5. Multiple of 14 sts plus 1.
K 2 rows.
Bind off.

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k = knit

yo = yarn over

p = purl

p2tog = purl 2 together

Trim directions reproduced by permission from
150 Knitted Trims by Leslie Stanfield, St. Martin's Griffin, 2007

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