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How to knit the scalloped leaves border

This border is knit separately & can be either sewn onto project our through picking up sts

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Abbreviations: co: cast-on, k: knit, p: purl, yo: yarn-over, inc 1: knit into the front & back of next st, ssk: slip 1 st slip next st & then knit them together, k2tog: knit next two sts together

Abbreviations cont... sk2p: slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slipped st over k2tog, p2tog: purl next 2 sts together, bo: bind-off

co 8 sts

co 8 sts

Row 1 (RS): k5, yo, k1, yo, k2

Row 1 (RS): k5, yo, k1, yo, k2

Row 2: p6, inc 1, k3

Row 2: p6, inc 1, k3

Row 3: k4, p1, k2, yo, k1, yo, k3

Row 3: k4, p1, k2, yo, k1, yo, k3

Row 4: p8, inc 1, k4

Row 4: p8, inc 1, k4

Row 5: k4, p2, k3, yo, k1, yo, k4

Row 5: k4, p2, k3, yo, k1, yo, k4

Row 6: p10, inc 1, k5

Row 6: p10, inc 1, k5

Row 7: k4, p3, k4, yo, k1, yo, k5

Row 7: k4, p3, k4, yo, k1, yo, k5

Row 8: p12, inc 1, k6

Row 8: p12, inc 1, k6

Row 9: k4, p4, ssk, k7, k2tog, k1

Row 9: k4, p4, ssk, k7, k2tog, k1

Row 10: p10, inc 1, k7

Row 10: p10, inc 1, k7

Row 11: k4, p5, ssk, k4, k2tog, k1

Row 11: k4, p5, ssk, k4, k2tog, k1

Row 12: p8, inc 1, k2, p1, k5

Row 12: p8, inc 1, k2, p1, k5

Row 13: k4, p1, k1, p4, ssk, k3, k2tog, k1

Row 13: k4, p1, k1, p4, ssk, k3, k2tog, k1

Row 14: p6, inc 1, k3, p1, k5

Row 14: p6, inc 1, k3, p1, k5

Row 15: k4, p1, k1, p5, ssk, k1, k2tog, k1

Row 15: k4, p1, k1, p5, ssk, k1, k2tog, k1

Row 16: p4, inc 1, k4, p1, k5

Row 16: p4, inc 1, k4, p1, k5

Row 17: k4, p1, k1, p6, sk2p, k1

Row 17: k4, p1, k1, p6, sk2p, k1

Row 18: p2tog, bo 5 sts, p3, k4. You should have 8 sts remaining. You've completed one leaf. Repeat steps 1-18 until desired length & then bo completely. Each rep is 1 leaf.

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