A Leaf In A Leaf by Mabel Teoh

A Leaf In A Leaf

October 2008
Lace ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
400 - 700 yards (366 - 640 m)
8 repeats
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Based on the Leaf Lace stitch from Knitting Lace Triangles by Evelyn A. Clark, I was inspired to add in nupps -
nupps that I have seen earlier in the Swallowtail - together with this stitch, creating a tiny leaf in, well, a bigger

This shawl reminds me of the joys of spring and the colours of autumn, conjuring up vivid pictures of leaves
floating gently in the breeze.

Feel free to substitute this choice of yarn with any other laceweight or up the number of repeats to get a medium- to large-sized shawl.

Note: All charts shown are for only half of the triangle. Repeat for the second half (read from right to left for first half and then left to right for second half - imagine a mirror image).

Date: 21.01.13
I have updated the PDF with proper charts and clearer instructions.

Date: 12.11.08
An error was found in the first line of Chart B (thanks to Cathy!) and it has been fixed - also the Charts B & C have been modified to make it easier for comprehension (less confusion)!

Date: 27.10.08
Pattern PDF has just been updated with some minor adjustments to make the charts clearer!

Date: 09.11.08
Pattern PDF has just been updated with a correction to the legend key (slip 1, k2tog, psso instead of slip 1, k2, psso)