Knit Trim: Feather and Fan

Skill level: Intermediate 

A traditional Shetland lace stitch has been adapted to make an attractive border. 

Cast on a multiple of 17 sts. 
1st row (RS) K. 
2nd row P. 
3rd row * K 2 tog 3 times, [ yo, k 1] 5 times, 
yo, k 2 tog 3 times; repeat from * to end. 
4th row K. 
Repeat 1st-4th rows once more, then repeat 1st and 2nd rows again. 
Decrease row (RS) * K 3, [k 2 tog twice, k 3] twice; repeat from * to end. 
Bind off. 

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k = knit yo = yarn over
p = purl k2tog = knit 2 together

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