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Column of Leaves Knitting Stitch | Knit with Aabhar

Pattern Description

The Column of Leaves is a botanically-inspired, classic lace knitting stitch that is easy to learn and beginner friendly.

This is a simple lace knitting pattern which is perfect for making scarves with the leaves featuring prominently in the design. You can use any yarn but a cotton yarn with accentuate the beauty of this gorgeous lacy leaf panel.

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Pattern Details

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Pattern Repeat
Panel of 21 stitches

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This free knitting pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knitting abbreviations

COCast on
k2togKnit two stitches together
pssoPass slipped stitch over
p2togPurl two stitches together
p2tog tblPurl two stitches together through back loop
RSRight side
slSlip knitwise
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side
yoYarn over

Pattern Instructions

CO multiple of 21 sts for the panel and a few extra on both sides to make up the stockinette st background. For example, you can cast on 4 (background) + 21 (panel) + 4 (background) = 29 stitches for a sample swatch. 

Note: There will be 23 stitches in the panel after every RS row & there will be 21 stitches in the panel after every WS row.

Row 1 of Panel (RS):k7, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, p1, yo, k1, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k7.
Row 2 of Panel:p6, p2tog tbl, p3, k1, p3, p2tog, p6.
Row 3 of Panel:k5, k2tog, k1, [yo, k1] x 2 times, p1, k1, [yo, k1] x 2 times, sl 1, k1, psso, k5.
Row 4 of Panel:p4, p2tog tbl, p5, k1, p5, p2tog, p4.
Row 5 of Panel:k3, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p1, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, sl 1, k1, psso, k3.
Row 6 of Panel:p2, p2tog tbl, p7, k1, p7, p2tog, p2.
Row 7 of Panel:k1, k2tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p1, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, sl 1, k1, psso, k1.
Row 8 of Panel:p2tog tbl, p9, k1, p9, p2tog.

Repeat these free knitting pattern instructions (8 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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