This very lovely old Spanish lace pattern is based on the simple lace chevron, but adds vertical, short panels of faggoting which give an impression of Gothic windows. It is ideal for a border, but may also be repeated up the entire length of a knitted piece with very striking results.
Multiple of 12 sts plus 5.
Row 1 (Right side)—K2, * yo, ssk, klO; rep from *, end yo, ssk, kl.
All even-numbered rows from 2 through 12—Purl. Row 3—K2, * kl, yo, ssk, k7, k2 tog, yo; rep from *, end k3. Row 5—K2, * k2, yo, ssk, k5, k2 tog, yo, kl; rep from *, end k3. Row 7—K2, * k3, yo, ssk, k3, k2 tog, yo, k2; rep from *, end k3. Row 9—K2, * k4, yo, ssk, kl, k2 tog, yo, k3; rep from *, end k3. Row 11—K2, * k5, yo, si 1—k2 tog—psso, yo, k4; rep from *, end k3.
Rows 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, and 27—K2, * k2, yo, ssk; rep from *, end k3.
Rows 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, and 28—K2, pi, * p2, yo, p2
tog; rep from *, end k2. Rows 29 through 40—Repeat Rows 1-12. Row 41—K2, * k6, yo, ssk, k4; rep from *, end k3. Row 42—Purl.
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