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Stitchfinder: Knitting Pattern: Leaf Lace

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Note: this is a generic pattern for creating this stitch pattern. This pattern uses a multiple of 17 stitches, decreasing to 15 stitches in rows 2-7. In the example shown, there are two vertical repeats.

Leaf Lace
Cast on multiple of 17 stitches.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Purl across.
Row 2 (Right Side): *K1, yo, k1, k2tog tbl, p1, k2tog, k1, p1, k2, p1, k2tog, k1, p1, k1; repeat from *.
Row 3: *P4, (k1, p2) twice, k1, p4; repeat from *.
Row 4: *(K1, yo) twice, (k2tog tbl, p1, k2tog), p1, (k2tog tbl, p1, k2tog), (yo, k1) twice; repeat from *.
Row 5: *P5, (k1, p1) twice, k1, p5; repeat from *.
Row 6: *K1, yo, k3, yo, sk2p, p1, k3tog, yo, k3, yo, k1; repeat from *.
Row 7: *P7, k1, p7; repeat from *.
Row 8: *K1, yo, k5, yo, sk2p, yo, k5, yo, k1; repeat from *.
Repeat Rows 1-8 for Lace Pattern.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES Click for explanation and illustration

k = knit

k2tog = knit 2 together

k3tog = knit 3 together

p = purl

sk2p = slip 1, k2tog, pass sl st over

ssk = slip, slip, knit

tbl = through the back loop

tog = together

yo = yarn over

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