Delayed-Decrease Eyelet Mesh

p252 Delayed-Decrease Eyelet Mesh

Yarn: Sirdar Tropicana, cotton effect dk
Wraps Per Inch: 10 wpi
Needles: 3mm aluminium (prym)
Gauge: 17 st and 31 rows to 10cm/4 inches in pattern, blocked
Pattern: Delayed-Decrease Eyelet Mesh
Stitch Count Repeat: odd number of stitches
Book: Charted Knitting Designs – A Third Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 252

Comments: The swatch was 15st wide and 24 rows (6 repeats) high. Blocked, it measured 3.6in wide by 3.1in high. Unblocked it was 3in wide by 2.2in high. The unblocked version appears below for comparison.

Knit by: zeph

p252 Delayed-Decrease Eyelet Mesh - unblocked


2 Responses to “Delayed-Decrease Eyelet Mesh”

  1. Spunknit Says:

    This is very pretty, way prettier than the book. Does it have a bias pull to the fabric? This would make a pretty design for a shawl.

  2. zeph Says:

    There is a visible diagonal, but I didn’t notice it causing a bias pull on the swatch. The sample laid square unblocked.

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