Leaf and Acorn Lace

Leaf and acorn lace from Home Work, 1891

Pattern

In words

Special Instructions

Where the pattern says “(inc) three times” work that section as follows:
“Knit into the back of the next stitch without dropping it off the right hand needle, then knit into the front of the same stitch as you normally would “; repeat with the next 2 sts.

Cast on 27sts

1st row: Yo, k2tog, k7, yo, k3, ssk, p1, k2tog, k3, (yo, k2tog) twice, k3
2nd row: P11, k1, p8, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k1, p1
3rd row: Yo, k2tog, k8, yo, inc, yo, k2, ssk, p1, k2tog, k3, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2
4th row: P10, k1, p11, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k1, p1
5th row: Yo, k2tog, k9, yo, (inc) three times, yo, k2, ssk, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k3
6th row: P10, k1, p16, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k1, p1
7th row: Yo, k2tog, k9, ssk, yo, k6, yo, k2, ssk, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, ssk, yo, k2tog, k1
8th row: P9, k1, p14, p2tog, yo, p1, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k1, p1
9th row: Yo, k2tog, k10, ssk, yo, k6, yo, k2, ssk, p1, k2tog, k2, yo, ssk, yo, k3
10th row: P9, k1, p4, (inc) six times, p3, p2tog, yo, p3, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k1, p1
11th row: Yo, k2tog, k11, ssk, yo, p12, yo, k2, ssk, p1, k2tog, k1, yo, ssk, yo, k4
12th row: P9, k1, p4, (k2tog) six times, p2, p2tog, yo, p5, (yo, k2tog) twice, yo, k1, p1
13th row: Yo, ssk, k12, ssk, yo, p6, yo, k2, ssk, p1, k2, yo, ssk, yo, k5
14th row: P10, k1, p4, (K2tog) three times, p4, yo, p2tog, p1, ssptbl, (yo, ssk) three times, p1
15th row: Yo, ssk, k12, yo, k1, yo, p3tog, yo, k2, ssk, p1, k2, yo, ssk, yo, k6
16th row: P11, k1, p12, yo, p3tog, (yo, ssk) three times, p1
17th row: Yo, ssk, k11, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, ssk, p1, k2, yo, ssk, yo, k7
18th row: P12, k1, p13, p2tog, (yo, ssk) three times, p1
19th row: Yo, ssk, k10, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, yo, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k5
20th row: P12, k1, p13, p2tog, (yo, ssk) three times, p1
21st row: Yo, ssk, k9, yo, k7, yo, k2tog, yo, k3tog, yo, ssk, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k4
22nd row: P26, p2tog, (yo, ssk) three times, p1
23rd row: Yo, ssk, k8, yo, k4, p1, k4, yo, ssk, slip 1, ssk, psso, pass the 2nd st on the right hand needle over the first, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k3
24th row: P17, k1, p8, (yo, ssk) three times, p1
25th row: Yo, ssk, k8, yo, k3, ssk, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k3
26th row: P15, k1, p6, p2tog, (yo, ssk) three times, p1
27th row: Yo, k2tog, k7, yo, k3, ssk, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k3tog, yo, k5
28th row: P14, k1, p5, p2tog, (yo, k2tog) three times, p1
29th row: Yo, k2tog, k6, yo, k5, p1, k2tog, k3, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2tog, k3
30th row: P12, k1, p7, (yo, k2tog) three times, p1
Rows 1 – 30 form the pattern. Repeat as desired

Chart

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