How to Knit the Drooping Elm Leaf Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the drooping elm leaf stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful leaf pattern. The drooping elm leaf stitch would be great for scarves, blouses, shawls!

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Video Tutorial


Materials Used

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit 2 Together
psso
Pass Slip Stitch Over
yo
Yarn Over

SSK
Slip Slip Knit – Slip the next 2 stitches, one at a time as if to knit, to the working needle. Insert the main needle into the fronts of these two stitches and knit them together.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 10

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 15 sts + 1

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 15 sts + 1.

  • Row 1 (Right Side): *k1, yo, k1, ssk, p1, k2tog, k1, yo, p1, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo; rep from *, end k1.
  • Row 2: p1, *p4, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p4; rep from *.
  • Row 3: *k1, yo, k1, ssk, p1, k2tog, k1, p1, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k3, yo; rep from *, end k1.
  • Row 4: p1, *p6, k1, p2, k1, p4; rep from *.
  • Row 5: *(k1, yo) twice, ssk, p1, (k2tog) twice, yo, k5, yo;rep from *, end k1.
  • Row 6: p1, *p7, k1, p1, k1, p5; rep from *.
  • Row 7: *k1, yo, k3, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, p1, yo, k1, ssk, p1, k2tog, k1, yo; rep from *, end k1.
  • Row 8: p1, *(p3, k1) twice, p7; rep from *.
  • Row 9: *k1, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k1, ssk, p1, k2tog, k1, yo; rep from *, end k1.
  • Row 10: p1, *p3, k1, p2, k1, p8; rep from *.

Repeat rows 1-10 until you have reached your desired length.

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