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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Panel of 21 stitches
This free knitting pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knitting abbreviations.
|k2tog||Knit two stitches together|
|psso||Pass slipped stitch over|
|p2tog||Purl two stitches together|
|p2tog tbl||Purl two stitches together through back loop|
|st (s)||Stitch (es)|
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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- Ostrich Plume Stitch Pattern
- Eyelet Twigs and Bobbles Stitch Pattern
- Leaf Panel Stitch Pattern
- Eyelet Lattice Stitch
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