little leaf applique by Telfer Designs

little leaf applique

October 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 1 inch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
40 - 50 yards (37 - 46 m)
one size
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Little leaf applique pattern is one size using dk yarn and 2.5 mm needles.

The finished leaf measures 8cm tall and 4 cm wide.

You could make the leaf bigger using the same pattern with bigger needles. I would suggest using up to 4mm needles for dk yarn and if you wanted to make your leaf bigger still then use 5, 6 or 7 mm needles with chunky yarn instead.

I have used stylecraft special dk yarn in shades spice, saffron, gold, sage, lipstick, meadow, mocha and walnut.

Only a small amount of yarn will be needed for each leaf. This is a great stash busting project.