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Zig Zag

Skill level: Intermediate 

Very strongly defined diagonals give this lace its name. 

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

Method 
Cast on 7 sts. 
1st row (RS) K 3, yo, skpo, yo, k 2. 8 sts. 
2nd, 4th 6th, 8th, 10th, 12th, and 14th rows Slip 1, p to last 2 sts, k 2. 
3rd row K 4, yo, skpo, yo k 2. 9 sts. 
5th row K 5, yo skpo, yo, k 2. 10 sts. 
7th row K 6, yo, skpo, yo, k2. 11 sts. 
9th row K 7, yo, skpo, yo, k 2. 12 sts. 
11th row K 8, yo, skpo, yo, k 2. 13 sts. 
13th row K 9, yo, skpo, yo, k2. 14 sts. 
15th row K 10, yo, skpo, k 2. 15 sts. 
16th row Bind off 8 sts, p 4, k 2. 7 sts. 
Repeat 1st-16th rows, ending with a 15th pattern row. 
Bind off in pattern. 








ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES 
Click for explanation and illustration


k = knit


yo = yarn over


p = purl



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