Crest of the Wave Stitch Pattern [FREE Knitted Stitch Pattern]

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This gorgeous Crest of The Wave Stitch Pattern is a variation of the ever-popular Feather and Fan stitch pattern.

Originating from Shetland, the stitch pattern is primarily used to make delicate lace shawls.

In addition, the beautiful scalloped edges make this gorgeous knitted lace pattern perfect for edging knitting projects such as baby blankets, etc.

Furthermore, it would also work equally well in a cardigan or a skirt, or any lace garment for that matter.

In fact, this lace pattern is easy and uncomplicated to knit even though it is knitted over 12 rows.

So, why not give this great alternative to the Feather and Fan stitch pattern a go?

This free knit stitch pattern is ideal for Level 3 - Easy Level Knitters

Techniques Needed for the Crest of the Wave Stitch Pattern

Abbreviation                       Description                                     Tutorial

k                                                   knit                                                    Knit Stitch Continental Style 
                                                                                                                  Knit Stitch English Style

p                                                   purl                                                   Purl Stitch Continental Style
                                                                                                                 Purl Stitch English Style

sl                                                  slip                                                    Slipping Stitches Knitwise or Purlwise

yo                                                yarnover                                         Open Yarnover Increase

k2tog                                         knitting 2 stitches                     Basic Right-Slanting Decrease 
                                                      together

ssk                                              slip one, slip one                         Basic Left-Slanting Decrease
                                                      knit 2 together

Other Abbreviations Used

ws                                               wrong side

rs                                                 right side

rep                                              repeat

st(s)                                            stitch(es)

Instructions (Knitted Flat)

Cast a multiple of 12 sts plus 1.

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: Knit

Row 3: Knit

Row 4: Knit

Row 5 (RS): K1, * (k2 tog) twice, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, (ssk) twice, k1; rep from *

Row 6: Purl

Row 7: K1, * (k2 tog) twice, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, (ssk) twice, k1; rep from *

Row 8: Purl

Row 9: K1, * (k2 tog) twice, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, (ssk) twice, k1; rep from *

Row 10: Purl

Row 11: K1, * (k2 tog) twice, (yo, k1) 3 times, yo, (ssk) twice, k1; rep from *

Row 12: Purl

Repeat rows 1-12 until you have reached the desired length.

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