How to Knit the Fancy Leaf Edging Stitch

How to Knit the Fancy Leaf Edging.

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the fancy leaf edging stitch. this stitch creates a beautiful leaf edge pattern. This stitch would be great for all of your edging projects!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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A pair of knitting needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl Stitch-p
Knit 2 Together-k2tog
Yarn Over-yo
Purl 2 Together-p2tog
Pass Slip Stitch Over-psso
Knit 1 Through Back loop (k1 tbl)- k1 st through its back loop, inserting the needle into the stitch from the right hand side.
Yarn Back-yb

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On:Cast on 17 sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Right Side): k3, yo, p2tog, yo, p2tog, yo, k1 tbl, k2tog, p1, yb, sl 1, k1 psso, k1 tbl, yo k3.

  2. Row 2

    k3, p3, k1, p3, k2, yo, p2tog, yo, p2tog, k1.

  3. Row 3

    k3, yo, p2tog, yo, p2tog, yo, k1 tbl, k2tog, p1, yb, sl 1, k1 psso, k1 tbl, yo k3.

  4. Row 4

    k3, p3, k1, p3, k2, yo, p2tog, yo, p2tog, k1.

  5. Row 5

    k3, yo, p2tog, yo, p2tog, yo, k1 tbl, yo, k2tog, p1, yb, sl 1, k1, psso, yo, k4.

  6. Row 6

    k4, p2, k1, p4, k2, yo, p2tog, yo, p2tog, k1.

  7. Row 7

    k3, yo, p2tog, yo, p2tog, yo, k1 tbl, k1, k1 tbl, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, k5.

  8. Row 8

    k5, p7, k2, yo, p2tog, yo, p2tog, k1.

  9. Row 9

    k3, yo, p2tog, yo, p2tog, yo, k1 tbl, k3, k1 tbl, yo, k7.

  10. Row 10

    bind off 4 sts (1 st remains on right hand needle), k2, p7, k2, yo, p2tog, yo, p2tog, k1.

Repeat rows 1-10 until you reach your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Fancy Leaf Edging. (Reversible)

Example of the Fancy Leaf Edging. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)


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