modular - the stitches for the new motifs are picked-up from the existing ones. There is no sewing.
- slipped stitches (easy)
- decreases, centered and stacked (again, easy)
- short rows, for the top only (do I have so say it again? - easy).
This pattern is memorizable and easy to work. The main challenge is weaving in ends, which should be done as you go. And, because there are lots of ends, I strongly suggest to use yarn that has some natural grip. In that case all remaining tails can be cut really close to the knitted fabric, and the wrong side will look neat. Slippery yarn just ….well, slips. You weave it in, and it weaves out…
I don’t see ANY edging here at all, maybe just a couple of simple s