Lotus by Yumiko Alexander
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October 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
440 - 880 yards (402 - 805 m)
About 54 (59¾)" (137 [152] cm) wide across top edge and 62 (79¾)" (157.5 [202.5] cm) wide across bottom edge. About 11½ (14)" (29 [35.5] cm) long. Piece shown measures 54" (137 cm) (scarf size).
Errata available: dandoh.com

Use 1 selvedge stitch on each end instead of 2 sts (ignore blank square between slip stitch and pattern repeat on chart)
Stitch Pattern is multiple 39 sts plus 2 sts.

This leaf stitch piece has little eyelets and a pretty wavy edging to create a cute yet sophisticated garment. This design comes in two different sizes for a scarf or shawl. Because the border has eyelets that can be used as buttonholes, you can wear this piece as a cape instead of a scarf or shawl.

Size U.S. 7 (4.5 mm): 24” (61 cm) or longer circular (cir).
Size U.S. 9 (5.5 mm): 24” (61 cm) or longer cir.
Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Markers (m); tapestry needle; two ¾“ (2 cm) buttons; sewing needle and matching thread.

39 sts and 20 rows of Large Leaf patt from chart = 9” (23 cm) wide and 3½“ (9 cm) long on larger needles.