Oak Leaves and Acorns

From Knitting Counterpanes by Mary Walker Phillips. See also this blog post.

Shown with a cast-on count of 40 stitches.



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  • Row 0 (WS): K40.
  • Row 1: K3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, kfb, yo, k2, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, p1, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k4, [yo, k2tog] twice, yo, k2 (44 sts).
  • Row 2: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p18, [k1, p9] twice, k4.
  • Row 3: K3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, [(k1, p1) in next st] 3 times, yo, k2, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k3, [yo, k2tog] twice, p1, k2tog, yo, k2tog, [yo, k5] twice, [yo, k2tog] twice, yo, k2 (49 sts).
  • Row 4: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p20, k1, p8, k1, p13, k4.
  • Row 5: K3, yo, [k2tog] twice, yo, k6, yo, k2, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, k6, yo, [k2tog, yo] twice, k2 (50 sts).
  • Row 6: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p30, k1, p13, k4.
  • Row 7: K3, yo, [k2tog] twice, yo, k6, yo, k2, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k5tog, yo, k4, p1, k4, yo, k4, k2tog, yo, k1, [yo, k2tog] twice, yo, k2 (49 sts).
  • Row 8: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p17, k1, p11, k1, p13, k4.
  • Row 9: K3, yo, [k2tog] twice, yo, k6, yo, k2, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k3, k2tog, yo, k3, [yo, k2tog] twice, yo, k2.
  • Row 10: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p18, k1, p10, k1, p4, [(k1, p1) in next st] 6 times, p3, k4 (55 sts).
  • Row 11: K3, yo, [k2tog] twice, yo, p12, yo, k2, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k4, yo, ssk, k3, [yo, k2tog] twice, yo, k2.
  • Row 12: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p19, k1, p9, k1, p4, [k2tog] 6 times, p3, k4 (49 sts).
  • Row 13: K3, yo, [k2tog] twice, yo, p6, yo, k2, k2tog, p1, k2, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k4, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, k1 (48 sts).
  • Row 14: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p18, k1, p9, k1, p4, [k2tog] 3 times, p3, k4 (45 sts).
  • Row 15: K3, yo, k2tog, [k1, yo] twice, p3tog, yo, k2, k2tog, p1, k2, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k2, yo, (k1, p1) in next st, yo, k5, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, k1 (46 sts).
  • Row 16: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p19, k1, p9, k1, p10, k4.
  • Row 17: K3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, p1, k2, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k2, yo, [(k1, p1) in next st] 3 times, yo, k7, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] twice, k1 (50 sts).
  • Row 18: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p22, k1, p9, k1, p11, k4.
  • Row 19: K3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k5, [yo, k2tog] twice, p1, [k2tog, yo] twice, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k2, yo, k6, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, k1 (49 sts).
  • Row 20: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p21, k1, p8, k1, p12, k4.
  • Row 21: K3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k7, yo, k2tog, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k2tog, yo, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k2, yo, k6, yo, k2tog, k2, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, k1 (48 sts).
  • Row 22: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p20, k1, p21, k4.
  • Row 23: K3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k4, p1, k4, yo, k5tog, yo, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k2, yo, k6, yo, k2tog, k3, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, k1 (46 sts).
  • Row 24: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p10, [(k1, p1) in next st] 6 times, p4, k1, p11, k1, p7, k4 (52 sts).
  • Row 25: K3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k2, yo, p12, yo, k2tog, k3, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, k1 (51 sts).
  • Row 26: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p10, [k2tog] 6 times, p4, k1, p10, k1, p7, k4 (45 sts).
  • Row 27: K3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k2, yo, p6, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, k1 (43 sts).
  • Row 28: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p9, [k2tog] 3 times, p4, k1, p9, k1, p7, k4 (40 sts).
  • Row 29: K3, yo, k2tog, k1, yo, k3, k2tog, p1, k2tog, k3, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, p1, k2tog, k2, yo, p3tog, yo, k1, yo, k3, [yo, k2tog] 3 times, k1.
  • Row 30: Yo wrapping yarn twice, p2tog, p16, k1, p9, k1, p7, k4.
  • Repeat rows 1-30.

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  • added 24 Mar 2015
  • last edited 24 Mar 2015

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