Monday, September 05, 2016


STITCH OF THE MONTH – September 2016
Grandmother’s Edging stitch pattern is a lovely lace edging pattern stitch that features a slight waving curve at the edge best added to straight edges.

The pattern was published in 1891 in a book entitled Home Work: A Choice Collection of Useful Designs for the Crochet and Knitting Needle.

Grandmother’s Edging
CO 15sts
Row 1 – K2, yo, p2tog, k7, yo, k2tog, k2.
Row 2 – P11, yo, p2tog, k2.
Row 3 – K2, yo, p2tog, k3, k2tog, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice.
Row 4 – P10, yo, p2tog, k2.
Row 5 – K2, yo, p2tog, k2, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k2.
Row 6 – P9, yo, p2tog, k2.
Row 7 – K2, yo, p2tog, k1, k2tog, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice.
Row 8 – P8, yo, p2tog, k2.
Row 9 – K2, yo, p2tog, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k3.
Row 10 – P9, yo, p2tog, k2.
Row 11 – K2, yo, p2tog, k2tog, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, yo, k2tog.
Row 12 – P10, yo, p2tog, k2.
Row 13 – k2, yo, p2tog, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k3.
Row 14 – P11, yo, p2tog, k2.
These 14 rows form the Grandmother's Edging stitch pattern.

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