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June ’17 stitch of the month: Lace Leaves

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

ABBREVIATIONS:

alt = alternate; k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; SKPO = slip one, knit one, pass slipped stitch over; SKTPO = slip one, knit two together, pass slipped stitch over; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; yfd = yarn forward

 

Multiple of 10sts + 11sts:

1st row: RSF, k1, *k2, k2tog, yfd, k1, yfd, SKPO, k3, rep from * to end.

2nd and every alt row: P.

3rd row: K1, *k1, k2tog, (k1, yfd) twice, k1, SKPO, k2, rep from * to end.

5th row: K1, *k2tog, k2, yfd, k1, yfd, k2, SKPO, k1, rep from * to end.

7th row: K2tog, *k3, yfd, k1, yfd, k3, SKTPO, rep from * to last 9sts, k3, yfd, k1, yfd, k3, SKPO.

9th row: K1, *yfd, SKPO, k5, k2tog, yfd, k1, rep from * to end.

11th row: K1, *yfd, k1, SKPO, k3, k2tog, k1, yfd, k1, rep from * to end.

13th row: K1, *yfd, k2, SKPO, k1, k2tog, k2, yfd, k1, rep from * to end.

15th row: K1, *yfd, k3, SKTPO, k3, yfd, k1, rep from * to end.

16th row: P.

Repeat these 16 rows.