Wave and Shield Pattern

This graceful, lacy fabric with its pretty curvcs and its combination of knit and purl textures is quite easy to work, and remarkably effective in evening wear or fancy fine-yarn sweaters. It is less open than a true lace but has the same general quality.

Multiple of 14 sts plus 1.

Row 1 (Right side)—Kl, * yo, k2, p3, p3 tog, p3, k2, yo, kl;

rep from *. Row 2—* P4, k7, p3; rep from *, end pi. Row 3—Kl, * kl, yo, k2, p2, p3 tog, p2, k2, yo, k2; rep from *. Row 4—* P5, k5, p4; rep from *, end pi. Row 5—Kl, * k2, yo, k2, pi, p3 tog, pi, k2, yo, k3; rep from *. Row 6—* P6, k3, p5; rep from *, end pi. Row 7—Kl, * k3, yo, k2, p3 tog, k2, yo, k4; rep from *. Row 8—* P7, kl, p6; rep from *, end pi. Row 9—P2 tog, * p3, k2, yo, kl, yo, k2, p3, p3 tog; rep from *, end last repeat p2 tog. Row 10—* K4, p7, k3; rep from *, end kl. Row 11—P2 tog, * p2, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2, p2, p3 tog; rep from

*, end last repeat p2 tog. Row 12—* K3, p9, k2; rep from *, end kl. Row 13—P2 tog, * pi, k2, yo, k5, yo, k2, pi, p3 tog; rep from *, end last repeat p2 tog.

Wave and Shield Pattern

Row 15—P2 tog, * k2, yo, k7, yo, k2, p3 tog; rep from *, enc last repeat p2 tog. Row 16—* Kl, pl3; rep from *, end kl.

Repeat Rows 1-16.

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