Leaf Afghan Picture

Closeup Picture Leaf Afghan Pattern

Leaf Afghan

by

Ann V. Gallentine

 

Finished size: 76 inches by 72 inches (fits a queen size bed)

 

Materials: Red Heart Yarn Colors: 3- 8 oz. skeins of Lt. Sage, Medium Sage, 4 .5 8 oz. skeins of Medium Sage, 4 8 oz. skeins of Dark Sage (each wide strip takes 11.5 ozs of yarn and the narrow strips take 5.2 ozs.)

 

#4.5mm Addi needles (or size to make gauge), sewing needle

 

Gauge over pattern stitch:

In st st: 4 sts and 7 rows = 1 inch

Abbreviations

        WS: wrong side

        Yo Yarn over

        K1 tbl : knit 1 stitch through the back loop

        RT : right twist knit the second stitch on the left needle then knit the first stitch

        CDD: Central Double Decrease slip 2 stitches together knitwise to right hand needle, k1, pass both slipped stitches over the knit stitch (sl2, k1, p2sso)

 

Notes

 

Wide Strips Make 3 in medium sage and 2 in light sage

 

Cast on 49 sts. Rows 1 and 3: (WS), ( p2, k3)x2, p1, k3, p2, k3, p11, k3, p2, k3, p1, (k3, p2)x2

 

Row 2: k2, p3, RT, p3, k1b, p3, RT, p3. k3, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, p3, RT, p3, k1tbl, p3, RT, p3, k2

 

Row 4: (k2, p3)x2, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, p3, k2, p3, ssk, k1, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, p3, k2, p3, (k1, yo, k1) in next st, (p3, k2)x2. (51 sts)

 

Row 5: (p2, k3)x2, p3, k3, p2, k3, p9, k3, p2, k3, p3, (k3, p2)x2

 

Row 6: k2, p3, RT, p3, (k1, yo,)x2, k1, p3, RT, p3, ssk, k5, k2tog, p3, RT, p3, (k1, yo,)x2, k1, p3, RT, p3, k2. (53 sts)

 

Row 7: (p2, k3)x2, p5, k3, p2, k3, p7, k3, p2, k3, p5, (k3, p2)x2

 

Row 8: (k2, p3)x2 k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p3, k2, p3, ssk, k3, k2tog, p3, k2, p3, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, (p3, k2)x2. (55 sts)

 

Row 9: (p2, k3)x2 p7, k3, p2, k3, p5, k3, p2, k3, p7, (k3, p2)x2

 

Row 10: k2, p3, RT, p3, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3, RT, p3, ssk, k1, k2tog, p3, RT, p3, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3, RT, p3, k2. (57 sts)

 

Row 11: (p2, k3)x2, p9, k3, p2, k3, p3, k3, p2, k3, p9, (k3, p2)x2

 

Row 12: (k2, p3)x2, k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, p3, k2, p3, CDD, p3, k2, p3, k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, (p3, k2)x2. (59 sts)

 

Rows 13 and 15: (p2 , k3)x2, p11, k3, p2, k3, p1, k3, p2, k3, p11, (k3, p2)x2

 

Row 14: k2, p3, RT, p3, k3, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, p3, RT, p3, k1tbl, p3, RT, p3, k3, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, p3, RT, p3, k2

 

Row 16: (k2, p3)x2, ssk, k1, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, p3, k2, p3, (k1, yo, k1) in next stitch, p3, k2, p3, ssk, k1, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog (p3, k2)x2. (57 sts)

 

Rows 17, 19, 21, 23: Repeat rows 11, 9, 7, 5

 

Row 18: k2, p3, RT, p3, ssk, k5, k2tog, p3, RT, p3, (k1, yo)x2, k1, p3, RT, p3, ssk, k5, k2tog, p3, RT, p3, k2. (55 sts)

 

Row 20: (k2, p3)x2 ssk, k3, k2tog, (p3, k2)x2, yo, k1, yo, (k2, p3)x2, ssk, k3, k2tog, (p3, k2)x2. (53 sts)

 

Row 22: k2, p3, RT, p3, ssk, k1, k2tog, p3, RT, p3, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3, RT, p3, ssk, k1, k2tog, p3, RT p3, k2. (51 sts)

 

Row 24: (k2, p3)x2, CDD, p3, k2, p3, k4, yo, k1, yo, k4, p3, k2, p3, CDD, (p3, k2)x2. (49 sts)

 

Repeat 24 rows for pattern. Work 20 (outside leaf) patterns, or desired length. End with row 2, Bind off in pattern with row 3.

 

 

Small Stripes Make 6 in Dark Sage

CO 31 sts

Row 1: (ws) p2, k3, p2, k3, p11, k3, p2, k3, p2

 

Row 2: k2, p3, RT, p3, k3, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k3 p3, RT, p3, k2

 

Continue in established pattern till measures same length as wide strips

 

Last Row: K2, p3, RT, p3, k3, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, p3, RT, p3, k2

 

BO row: p2, k3, p2, k3, p11, k3, p2, k3, p2.


Copyright 2005, 2006 Ann V. Gallentine



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