Knitted Leaf in Reverse Stockinette Free Knitting Stitch

Knitted Leaf in Reverse Stockinette Free Knitting Stitch.

I am really getting into lacy leaf knitting stitches right now! this one is so easy to create, just follow the steps below for a unique and pretty leaf stitch on a reverse stockinette base.

Knitted Leaf in Reverse Stockinette Free Knitting Stitch www.knitting-bee.com

Knitted Leaf in Reverse Stockinette Free Knitting Stitch www.knitting-bee.com

Knitted Leaf in Reverse Stockinette Free Knitting Stitch www.knitting-bee.com

This is what the knitting stitch looks like on the back of the work.

Knitted Leaf in Reverse Stockinette Free Knitting Stitch www.knitting-bee.com

Abbreviations:

k= knit
p= purl
yo = yarn over
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
ssk = slip, slip, knit slipped stitches tog. Creates a decrease.
s2kp2 = centered double decrease: slip two stitches together as if to knit, knit 1 stitch, then pass the two slipped stitches over.

Note: Please refer to “lace stitches” for a deeper explanation of the stitches mentioned above.

Knitted Leaf in Reverse Stockinette Free Knitting Stitch

Repeat the pattern between the asterisks *

Cast on Multiples of 12 + 1

Row 1 (RS): *p4, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, p3, * p1

Row 2: k1, * k3, p5, k4*

Row 3: * p3, k2tog, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, ssk, p2, * p1

Row 4: k1, * k2, p7, k3*

Row 5: * p2, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk, p1,* p1

Row 6: k1, * k1, p9, k2*

Row 7: * p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, ssk, * p1

Row 8: k1, * p11, k1*

Row 9: * p1, yo, ssk, k7, k2tog, yo, * p1

Row 10: k1, * k1, p9, k2*

Row 11: * p2, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, p1, * p1

Row 12: k1, * k2, p7, k3*

Row 13: * p3, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, p2, * p1

Row 14: k1, * k3, p5, k4 *

Row 15: * p4, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, p3, * p1

Row 16: k1, * k4, p3, k5*

Row 17: * p5, yo, s2kp2, yo, p4, * p1

Row 18: k1, * k4, p3, k5*

18 rows make up the free knitting stitch

Do you like this yarn?

It is Manos del Uruguay Fino the shade is called Corsage, it’s a blend of 70% merino wool & 30% silk. I wasn’t sponsored to use this yarn, I just came across it at my local yarn store and loved the feel of this yarn and the lovely multi dimensional lavender shade.

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