How to knit a leaf

Hello all! Spring apparently has sprung although, judging by the vast quantity of snow that has appeared over night, you wouldn’t think so.

Why not tuck yourself up and stay out of the cold by knitting some of these lovely leaves.

You will need:

DK yarn in a shade of green
4mm needles
Darning needles (for weaving in ends)
Pair of scissors (for chopping off ends, snip, snip)

How to make:

Cast on 3 stitches

1. K1, M1, K1, M1, K1
2. P across
3. K2, M1, K1, M1, K2
4. P across
5. K3, M1, K1, M1, K3
6. P across
7. K4, M1, K1, M1, K4
8. P across
9. K5, M1, K1, M1, K5
10. P across
11. K6, M1, K1, M1, K6
12. P across
13. Sl 1, K1, psso, K11, K2tog
14. P across
15. Sl 1, K1, psso, K9, K2tog
16. P across
17. Sl 1, K1, psso, K7, K2tog
18. P across
19. Sl 1, K1, psso, K5, K2tog
20. P across
21. Sl 1, K1, psso, K3, K2tog
22. P across
23. Sl 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog
24. P across
25. Sl 1, K2tog, psso

Fasten end, weave in loose bits and block.

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Stay tuned for some beautiful flowers to go with it.

Kx