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Umbrella Flounce

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 

Method 
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. 








ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES 
Click for explanation and illustration


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