Thistles

From The Knit Stitch Pattern Handbook by Melissa Leapman. Similar to a small version of Half Leaf.

Shown with a cast-on count of 17 stitches.

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  • Row 1 (RS): *K1, ssk, [k1, yo] twice, k1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1.
  • Rows 2, 4, 6, and 8: Purl.
  • Row 3: *K1, ssk, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 5: *K1, yo, k1, k2tog, k1, ssk, k1, yo, repeat from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 7: *K2, yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k1, repeat from * to last st, k1.