Knit with Aabhar – Wavy Scallop Stitch
Wavy Scallop Stitch is a highly textured lace knitting pattern featuring garter stitches resembling waves holding a bunch of scallops stringed together.
It is a slightly tricky pattern as the number of stitches increases in every row up until row 7, which may make keeping track of the stitch count difficult. Make sure you keep that in mind while designing any projects with this stitch.
The Wavy Scallop Stitch can be modified to fit any project. It is a great stitch for knitting baby dresses and blankets.
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(Multiple of 9) + 1
Note: When you’re working with a knitting chart (like the one above) that uses a ‘no-stitch’ symbol, skip the symbol when you get to it and work the next stitch on your needle from the chart square just after the no-stitch symbol.
This free knit pattern is written in US terms, and you can also check out other common knit abbreviations.
|k4tog||Knit four stitches together|
|st (s)||Stitch (es)|
dec-4-to-1: Slip 2 stitches knit-wise one by one, knit next 2 stitches together, pass slipped stitches over the right-hand needle one by one.
CO (Multiple of 9 stitches) + 1 stitch. For example, you can cast on (9 x 3) + 1 = 28 stitches to knit a sample swatch.
Note: Count the stitches only after the 7th and 8th rows of the pattern because, until those rows, the stitch count keeps increasing in every other row.
|Row 1 (RS):||* k1, yo, k8, yo; rep from * to last st, k1.|
|Row 2:||k1, * k1, p8, k2; rep from * to end.|
|Row 3:||* k2, yo, k8, yo, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.|
|Row 4:||k1, * k2, p8, k3; rep from * to end.|
|Row 5:||* k3, yo, k8, yo, k2; rep from * to last st, k1.|
|Row 6:||k1, * k3, p8, k4; rep from * to end.|
|Row 7:||* k4, dec-4-to-1, k4tog, k3; rep from * to last st, k1.|
Repeat these instructions for the Wavy Scallop free knitting pattern (8 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.
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