How do you knit Feather and Fan lace?

How do you knit old shale patterns?

How to Knit Old Shale

  1. Row 1: Knit.
  2. Row 2: Purl.
  3. Row 3: Knit two together three times, (yarn over, knit one) six times, knit two together three times. Repeat across the row.
  4. Row 4: Knit.
  5. Row 1: k4tog, yo, [k1, yo] five times, k4togtbl, p1. Repeat as needed across the row.
  6. Row 2: Knit.

How do you knit a Chevron Stitch?

Create a knitted chevron pattern:

  1. Cast on a multiple of 12 sts, plus 3 sts (includes 1 extra st on each side for a selvedge stitch).
  2. Follow this stitch pattern: Row 1 (RS): K1, k2tog, * k4, dbl inc, k4, dbl dec; rep from * to last 3 sts, ssk, k1. Row 2: Purl.
  3. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 to create the pattern.

Why are birds feathers important?

A bird’s feathers play an important role in regulating their body temperature, much as hair does for mammals. Camouflage. Like many other members of the animal kingdom, some birds have the natural ability to blend into their surroundings. This helps them stay hidden from predators or sneak up on potential prey.

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