Lace stitch with vertical leaf strips
Vertical strip of leaves over 23 sts.
Number of stitches: multiple of 23 (+2 edge) sts.
Only RS rows are displayed in the chart.
On WS work each stitch in the manner as it presents, purl new sts.
Horizontally repeat the complete symbol sequence.
Vertically repeat rows 1 to 16.
Symbols in the chart:
Empty square: no stitch, it is just for graphic look
K1 = Knit 1 stitch (videohelp)
M1, P in WS = Pick up a stitch from the horizontal strand between needles (videohelp)
SSK = slip, slip, knit slipped stitches tog. A decrease (videohelp)
K2tog = Knit 2 sts together (videohelp)
K3tog = Knit 3 stitches together (A right-slant double decrease)
SSSK = Slip, slip, slip, knit 3 slipped stitches together.
(A left-slant double decrease –videohelp)
K4Tog (= k2tog, k2tog, ssk)
C1L (Make a left slanting cable 1 st over 1 st)
Instructions how to follow the graphic chart:
Follow the stitch symbols in the chart from the right to the left and rows from bottom to top. Start your work by an edge stitch, then follow symbols of row no. 1 (from odd row numbers). Continue by repeating the complete sequence of stitch symbols to the end of the row. Finish the row by 1 edge stitch. (The edge sts are not displayed neither counted in the chart.)
Row no. 2 is not displayed in the chart (like other WS rows).
Work all the WS stitches as you see them (i.e. knit knitted sts, purl purled sts).