Leaf Point Edging

Leaf Point Edging from the Ladies' Guide to to Elegant Lace Patterns, Etc 1884. Updated versions of the edging, quilt and tidy patterns from the book can be found at http://www.knitting-and.com/ladies-guide/index.html

Shown with a cast-on count of 23 stitches.

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  • Row 1 (RS): Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, yo, k2tog, k3, [yo] twice, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k3 (25 sts).
  • Row 2: Sl1 wyif, p4, k1, p2, k1, p5, yo, p2tog, p6, yo, p2tog, p1.
  • Row 3: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, p4, k2, yo, k2tog, p5, [yo] twice, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, p3 (27 sts).
  • Row 4: Sl1 wyif, k2, p2, k1, p2, k6, p2, yo, p2tog, k4, p2, yo, p2tog, p1.
  • Row 5: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, yo, k2tog, k7, [yo] twice, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k3 (29 sts).
  • Row 6: Sl1 wyif, p4, k1, p1, k1, p10, yo, p2tog, p6, yo, p2tog, p1.
  • Row 7: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, p4, k2, yo, k2tog, p9, [yo] twice, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, p3 (31 sts).
  • Row 8: Sl1 wyif, k2, p2, k1, p2, k10, p2, yo, p2tog, k4, p2, yo, p2tog, p1.
  • Row 9: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, yo, k2tog, k11, [yo] twice, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k3 (33 sts).
  • Row 10: Sl1 wyif, p4, k1, p1, k1, p14, yo, p2tog, p6, yo, p2tog, p1.
  • Row 11: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, p4, k2, yo, k2tog, p13, [yo] twice, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, p3 (35 sts).
  • Row 12: Sl1 wyif, k2, p2, k1, p2, k14, p2, yo, p2tog, k4, p2, yo, p2tog, p1.
  • Row 13: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, yo, k2tog, k15, [yo] twice, k2tog, [yo] twice, k2tog, k3 (37 sts).
  • Row 14: Sl1 wyif, p4, k1, p1, k1, p18, yo, p2tog, p6, yo, p2tog, p1.
  • Rows 15 and 19: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, p4, k2, yo, k2tog, p24.
  • Row 16: Sl1 wyif, k23, p2, yo, p2tog, k4, p2, yo, p2tog, p1.
  • Row 17: Sl1 wyib, k2, yo, k2tog, k6, yo, k2tog, k24.
  • Row 18: Sl1 wyif, p25, yo, p2tog, p6, yo, p2tog, p1.
  • Row 20: BO 14 sts, k9, p2, yo, p2tog, k4, p2, yo, p2tog, p1 (23 sts).
  • Repeat rows 1-20.