Lacy Leaf

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Lacy Leaf

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Nature-inspired leaf pattern repeats on this beautiful openwork afghan.

Size

Single Size
Approx 44 x 53½ ins [112 x 136 cm]
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Measurements:
Approx 44 x 53½ ins [112 x 136 cm]

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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 8/5mm
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The materials for this project cost $9.49

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurements:
Approx 44 x 53½ ins [112 x 136 cm]

MATERIALS

Paton's Canadiana
Patons Canadiana
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Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension.
Paton's Decor
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Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

28 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Number of sts varies throughout pat.
Cast on 345 sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, proceed as follows:
Foundation row: K4. P1. K4. *P7. K4. P1. K4.
Rep from * to end of row.
1st row: (RS). P4. K1. P4. *K3. yo. K1. yo. K3. P4. K1. P4. Rep from * to end of row. 387 sts.
2nd row: K4. P1. K4. *P9. K4. P1. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: P4. yo. K1. yo. P4. *Sl1K. K1. psso. K5. K2tog. P4. yo. K1. yo. P4. Rep from * to end of row. 389 sts.
4th row: K4. P3. K4. *P7. K4. P3. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
5th row: P4. K1. (yo. K1) twice. P4. *Sl1K. K1. psso. K3. K2tog. P4. K1. (yo. K1) twice. P4. Rep from * to end of row. 391 sts.
6th row: K4. *P5. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
7th row: P4. K2. yo. K1. yo. K2. P4. *Sl1K. K1. psso. K1. K2tog. P4. K2. yo. K1. yo. K2. P4. Rep from * to end of row. 393 sts.
8th row: K4. P7. K4. *P3. K4. P7. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
9th row: P4. K3. yo. K1. yo. K3. P4. *Sl1K. K2tog. psso. P4. K3. yo. K1. yo. K3. P4. Rep from * to end of row. 395 sts.
10th row: K4. P9. K4. *P1. K4. P9. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
11th row: P4. Sl1K. K1. psso. K5. K2tog. P4. *K1. P4. Sl1K. K1. psso. K5. K2tog. P4. Rep from * to end of row. 351 sts.
12th row: K4. P7. K4. *P1. K4. P7. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
13th row: P4. Sl1K. K1. psso. K3. K2tog. P4. *yo. K1. yo. P4. Sl1K. K1. psso. K3. K2tog. P4. Rep from * to end of row. 349 sts.
14th row: K4. P5. K4. *P3. K4. P5. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
15th row: P4. Sl1K. K1. psso. K1. K2tog. P4. *(K1. yo) twice. K1. P4. Sl1K. K1. psso. K1. K2tog. P4. Rep from * to end of row. 347 sts.
16th row: K4. P3. K4. *P5. K4. P3. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
17th row: P4. Sl1K. K2tog. psso. P4. *K2. yo. K1. yo. K2. P4. Sl1K. K2tog. psso. P4. Rep from * to end of row. 345 sts.
18th row: K4. P1. K4. *P7. K4. P1. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
These 18 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 48 ins [122 cm] ending with row 18 of pat. Cast off in pat.
Leaf Border: Cast on 8 sts. Do not join.
Working back and forth across needle, proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K5. yo. K1. yo. K2. 10 sts.
2nd row: P6. Inc 1 st in next st. K3. 11 sts.
3rd row: K4. P1. K2. yo. K1. yo. K3. 13 sts.
4th row: P8. Inc 1 st in next st. K4. 14 sts.
5th row: K4. P2. K3. yo. K1. yo. K4. 16 sts.
6th row: P10. Inc 1 st in next st. K5. 17 sts.
7th row: K4. P3. K4. yo. K1. yo. K5. 19 sts.
8th row: P12. Inc 1 st in next st. K6. 20 sts.
9th row: K4. P4. Sl1K. K1. psso. K7. K2tog. K1. 18 sts.
10th row: P10. Inc 1 st in next st. K7. 19 sts.
11th row: K4. P5. Sl1K. K1. psso. K5. K2tog. K1. 17 sts.
12th row: P8. Inc 1 st in next st. K2. P1. K5. 18 sts.
13th row: K4. P1. K1. P4. Sl1K. K1. psso. K3. K2tog. K1. 16 sts.
14th row: P6. Inc 1 st in next st. K3. P1. K5. 17 sts.
15th row: K4. P1. K1. P5. Sl1K. K1. psso. K1. K2tog. K1. 15 sts.
16th row: P4. Inc 1 st in next st. K4. P1. K5. 16 sts.
17th row: K4. P1. K1. P6. Sl1K. K2tog. psso. K1. 14 sts.
18th row: P2tog. Cast off 5 sts. (1 st on righthand needle). P3. K4. 8 sts.
These 18 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until border fits around entire afghan, allowing sufficient length to gather at each corner, sewing in place as you work and ending with 18th of pat. Cast off. Sew end of border tog.