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Knit with Aabhar – Fir Cone Stitch Pattern

Pattern Description

Fir Cone Stitch is another traditional Shetland knitting pattern that combines delicate lace work with a little bit of texture in the form of repeating offset ‘fir cone’ motifs. It creates a natural wavy edge at the bottom, making it a perfect choice for cardigans and tops.

It is a gorgeous stitch, very detailed, and interesting. Once you start knitting a few rows, you will get the hang of it, and the end result will be a beautiful knitted fabric. There are basically repeats of the same set of instructions in multiple rows, so memorizing it will be easy, making it fun to knit. Unlike most other knitting patterns, it starts with a purl row, meaning it is knit in reverse. The reverse side is the front side of the pattern. It also uses double decreases instead of single decreases, which is common in other lace knitting patterns.

Fir Cone knitting pattern will work in multiple types of projects, including wraps, scarves, hats, and other home decor projects.

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
(Multiple of 10) + 1

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This free knit pattern is written in US terms, and you can also check out other common knit abbreviations

COCast on
k2togKnit two stitches together
pssoPass slipped stitch over
RSRight side
slSlip knitwise
sskSlip 2 stitches knit-wise, knit these 2 stitches together through back loops
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side
yoYarn over

Pattern Instructions

CO (Multiple of 10 stitches) + 1 stitch. For example, you can cast on (10 x 2) + 1 = 21 stitches to knit a sample swatch.

Row 1 (WS):Purl.
Row 2:k1, * yo, k3, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k3, yo, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 3:Purl.
Row 4:Rep Row 2.
Row 5:Purl.
Row 6:Rep Row 2.
Row 7:Purl.
Row 8:Rep Row 2.
Row 9:Purl.
Row 10:k2tog, * k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, sl 1, k2tog, psso; rep from * to last 10 sts, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, ssk.
Row 11:Purl.
Row 12:Rep Row 10.
Row 13:Purl.
Row 14:Rep Row 10.
Row 15:Purl.
Row 16:Rep Row 10.

Repeat these free knitting pattern instructions of Fir Cone (16 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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