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Raised Leaf Lace

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Raised leaf lace knitting edging with zig-zag edge.

This pattern was first published in The Australian Woman’s Mirror, October 13th, 1925

I have updated the language used and checked it for errors using Stitch Maps.

In Words

Cast on 29 stitches

Note: If desired you can skip the short rows 20 & 21 and rows 40 & 41 and go on to the next row instead.

Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Row 2: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, yo, k7, p1, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (30 sts).
Row 3: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, knit.
Row 4: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, yo, k8, p1, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (31 sts).
Row 5: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, yo, k1, yo, knit (33 sts).
Row 6: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, yo, k9, p3, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (34 sts).
Row 7: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k7, yo, k1, yo, knit (36 sts).
Row 8: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, yo, k10, p5, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (37 sts).
Row 9: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k8, yo, k1, yo, knit (39 sts).
Row 10: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, yo, k11, p7, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (40 sts).
Row 11: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k9, yo, k1, yo, knit (42 sts).
Row 12: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, yo, k12, p9, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (43 sts).
Row 13: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k10, yo, k1, yo, knit (45 sts).
Row 14: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, yo, k13, p11, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (46 sts).
Row 15: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k11, yo, k1, yo, knit (48 sts).
Row 16: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, yo, k14, p13, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (49 sts).
Row 17: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k12, yo, k1, yo, knit (51 sts).
Row 18: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, yo, k15, p15, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (52 sts).
Row 19: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k13, yo, k1, yo, knit (54 sts).
Row 20: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, turn (12 sts).
Row 21: Sl1 wyif, knit.
Row 22: Yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, k13, p17, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (53 sts).
Row 23: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, k13, k2tog, knit (51 sts).
Row 24: Yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, k12, p15, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (50 sts).
Row 25: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, k11, k2tog, knit (48 sts).
Row 26: Yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, k11, p13, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (47 sts).
Row 27: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, k9, k2tog, knit (45 sts).
Row 28: Yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, k10, p11, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (44 sts).
Row 29: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, k7, k2tog, knit (42 sts).
Row 30: Yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, k9, p9, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (41 sts).
Row 31: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, k5, k2tog, knit (39 sts).
Row 32: Yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, k8, p7, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (38 sts).
Row 33: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, k3, k2tog, knit (36 sts).
Row 34: Yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, k7, p5, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (35 sts).
Row 35: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, k1, k2tog, knit (33 sts).
Row 36: Yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, k6, p3, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (32 sts).
Row 37: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, k1, knit (31 sts).
Row 38: Yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, k5, p2, k7, yo, k2tog, k2 (30 sts).
Row 39: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, k2tog, knit (29 sts).
Row 40: Yo, k2tog, k2, [yo, k2tog] 4 times, turn (12 sts).
Row 41: Sl1 wyif, knit.
Repeat rows 2-41.

Charted

Cast on 29 sts

Work rows 1 to 41

Repeat rows 2 to 41

Note: If desired you can skip the short rows 20 & 21 and rows 40 & 41 and go on to the next row instead.

Chart for knitting raised leaf lace

Legend for raised leaf lace chart

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