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Orange Leaf Lace from "The Ladies' Guide to Elegant Lace Patterns, Etc."

Wide knitted leaf edging for a bedspread or counterpane

This pattern is the same as Leaf Edging for Counterpane from Home Work, published in 1891

The sample was knit with size 3 perle cotton and 3mm needles and measures 12¾ cm/5" wide

In Words

Note: Double yarn overs are turned into two stitches on the following row by working "p1, k1" into them.

Cast on 27 sts and knit 1 row.

Row 1 (WS): Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, (yo) twice, k2tog, k18.

Row 2: Sl1, k8, yo, k1, yo, k9, p1, k1, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 3: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, p1, k10, p3, k9.

Row 4: Sl1, k9, yo, k1, yo, k12, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 5: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, [(yo) twice, k2tog] two times, k7, p5, k9.

Row 6: Sl1, k10, yo, k1, yo, k10, p1, k2, p1, k1, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 7: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, p1, k12, p7, k9.

Row 8: Sl1, k11, yo, k1, yo, k16, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 9: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, [(yo) twice, k2tog] three times, k7, p9, k9.

Row 10: Sl1, k12, yo, k1, yo, k12, (p1, k2) twice, p1, k1, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 11: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, p1, k15, p11, k9.

Row 12: Sl1, k13, yo, k1, yo, k21, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 13: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, [(yo) twice, k2tog] two times, (yo) twice, sl1-k2tog-psso, (yo) twice, k2tog, k7, p13, k9.

Row 14: Sl1, k8, k2tog, k9, ssk, k8, (p1, k2) three times, p1, k1, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 15: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, p1, k18, p11, k9.

Row 16: Sl1, k8, k2tog, k7, ssk, k19, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 17: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, [(yo) twice, k2tog] two times, [(yo) twice, k3tog] two times, (yo) twice, k2tog, k7, p9, k9.

Row 18: Sl1, k8, k2tog, k5, ssk, k8, (p1, k2) four times, p1, k1, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 19: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, p1, k21, p7, k9.

Row 20: Sl1, k8, k2tog, k3, ssk, k22, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 21: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, [(yo) twice, k2tog] two times, [(yo) twice, k3tog] three times, (yo) twice, k2tog, k7, p5, k9.

Row 22: Sl1, k8, k2tog, k1, ssk, k8, (p1, k2) five times, p1, k1, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 23: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, p1, k24, p3, k9.

Row 24: Sl1, k8, k3tog, k25, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 25: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, [(yo) twice, k2tog] two times, [(yo) twice, k3tog] four times, (yo) twice, k2tog, k17.

Row 26: Sl1, k17, (p1, k2) six times, p1, k1, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

Row 27: Sl1, k2, yo, p2tog, k2, p1, k37.

Row 28: Cast off 18 sts, k19, p2, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.

These 28 rows form the pattern. Repeat for the desired length.

Chart

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Notes:

  • The chart shows the lace with the wrong side facing you.
  • Double yarn overs are turned into two stitches on the following row by working "p1, k1" into them.

Cast on 27 sts and knit 1 row.

Chart for knitting orange leaf lace

Legend for chart for knitting orange leaf lace

These 28 rows form the pattern. Repeat for the desired length.


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