Lace Knitting. #9 Old Shale aka Feather and Fan - Pattern 1
The Feather and Fan (a.k.a Old Shale) is one of the simplest of lace patterns because it involves just knit, purl and a few simple decreases and one increasing technique.

Pattern 1
Cast on a multiple of 18 sts.
Row 1 - RS: Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: * (K2 tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 6 times, (k2 tog) 3 times; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Purl.
Repeat Rows 1  - 4.

Lace Knitting. #9 Old Shale aka Feather and Fan - Pattern 2
Pattern 2
Cast on a multiple of 18 sts.
Row 1 - RS: Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: * (K2 tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 6 times, (k2 tog) 3 times; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Knit.
Repeat Rows 1  - 4.

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