Bessie’s Leaf Lace

Three repeats of Bessie's leaf lace from Home Work, 1891

Three repeats of Bessie’s leaf lace from Home Work, 1891

Edging

In Words
Cast on 12sts and purl across
1st row: Sl 1, K1, YO, K2tog, P1, K4, YO, K2tog, YO, K1
2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th and 10th rows: YO, purl to end
3rd row: Sl1, K1, YO, K2tog, P1, K2tog, K2, YO, K2tog, YO, K3
5th row: Sl 1, K1, YO, K2tog, P1, K2tog, K1, YO, K2tog, YO, K5
7th row: Sl 1, K1, YO, K2tog, P1, (K2tog,YO) twice, K7
9th row: Sl 1, K1, YO, K2tog (K2tog, YO) twice, K9
11th row: Sl 1, K1, YO, K2tog, K1, YO, K2tog, YO, K3, SSK, P1, K2tog, K3
12th, 14th, 16th and 18th  row: P
13th row: Sl 1, K1, YO, K2tog, K2, YO, K2tog, YO, K2, SSK, P1, K2tog, K2
15th row: Sl 1, K1, YO, K2tog, K3, YO, K2tog, YO, K1, SSK, P1, K2tog, K1
17th row: Sl 1, K1, YO, K2tog, K4, YO, K2tog, YO, SSK, P1, K2tog
19th row: Sl 1, K1, YO, K2tog, K5, YO, K2tog, YO, S1, K2tog, PSSO
20th row: P2tog, p11
Rows 1-20 form the pattern. Repeat for desired length.

Charted
Cast on 12 sts and purl across
Commence from row 1 of chart
Chart for knitting Bessie's Leaf Lace
Rows 1-20 form pattern. Repeat for desired length.

2 Responses to Bessie’s Leaf Lace

    • Thanks for letting me know. I’ve uploaded it 🙂
      I’m knitting the samples for another Victorian book of lace patterns now, I have a fair bit of knitting to do but I’ll be uploading the completed book in one go.