Scalloped Shell Stitch

Teekay   >  23 October 2017

Stitch-A-Week

This week's stitch is the Scalloped Shell Stitch

This is a great stitch for shawls, throws, or baby blankets.

Knit with a multiple of 10 sts + 1 with an 8 row repeat.

Special stitch: double YO; Insert RH needle into next st wrapping yarn around needle twice, complete knit st.

Instructions:

Row 1 (right side): Knit.

Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: Knit.

Row 4: Knit.

Row 5: *K1, (YO, K1) twice, (double YO) 5 times, (K1, YO) twice; rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 6: *K5, with yarn in front slip 5 purlwise (dropping extra YO), K4; rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 7: *K5, with yarn at back slip 5 purlwise, K4; rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 8: *P5, p5tog, P4; rep from * to last st, K1.

Repeat Rows 1 through 8 for pattern.