Drooping Elm Leaf Stitch

The Drooping Elm Leaf Knitting Stitch Pattern

About this Stitch Pattern

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!

[VIDEO] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Knit Stitch

Purl Stitch

Knit 2 Together

Pass Slip Stitch Over

Yarn Over

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 Pattern Details

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Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 15 sts + 1

Stitch 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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Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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