Leaf Lace Knitting Patterns
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Grandifolia Fingerless Mitts
Handwarmers featuring leaf lace on the top and at the cuff. 3 sizes. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Vickie Hartog. Pictured projects by the designer and DKlee who added beads and changed the cuff to ribbing.
Sproutling Baby Blanket
Garter stitch baby blanket with a leaf lace edge knit separately and sewn on. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Judy Kaethler. Pictured project by rgescheider
Frosted Leaves Cowl
Shoulder cozy knit with leaf lace. Knit flat and seamed. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Louisa Harding for Knitting Fever.
Autumn Blaze Afghan
This throw knit in panels and seamed features leaf lace and berry stitch texture. Designed by Nazanin S. Fard. Worsted yarn. This pattern was featured in Season 8 of Knit and Crochet Now! and is free with registration at Annie’s
Big River Vines Poncho
Poncho featuring leaf lace vines and lace rib is knit flat in two panels and seamed. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Knittingsworth
Leaf Lace Tunic
This sleeveless pullover features an 8 row repeat twining leaf stitch with another 8 row repeat lace hem on front and back. Designed by King Cole. DK yarn. This pattern was featured in Season 8 of Knit and Crochet Now! and is free with registration at Annie’s
Inspired by the character of Dr. Camille Saroyan in the tv show Bones, this graceful scarf features a stockinette body with a leaf lace shaped edge. Designed by Liz Abinante. Pictured project by by pilarsalamanca, Available in English, French, Turkish, Portuguese, German, and Italian
Shoots and Ladders Afghan
This award-winning afghan knitting pattern designed by Susan Kerin is knit in strips of leaf motifs and seed stitch. Winner in Herrschners Knit Afghans 2006 National Afghan Contest.
Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf
Purl Soho designed this cozy lace scarf for Aran weight yarn.
Bay Laurel Tunic
This flattering sleeveless tank top is knit flat in two pieces and features overlapping construction and a leaf lace border. Great for layering. Designed by Julie Turjoman. XS [S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X]
Summer Garden Throw
Designed by Kathleen Power Johnson for the book Quick Knitted Afghans, this throw is knit with 3 panels of Cable & Leaf Lace and 2 Panels of Fence Post Lace and then seamed. Knit with 2 strands of DK yarn held together. Approx 48 x 60 inches
Pullover poncho with easy dolman-style sleeves, funnel neck, and leaf lace panel. Sizes 40 (44, 48, 52, 56, 60)” at lower edge. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Berroco Design Team
Patterns for Purchase
Backyard Leaves Scarf
A double leaf lace border frames garter stitch in this elegant scarf. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Annie Modesitt. Pictured project by solaris
Oak Grove Mitts
Cozy little mitts with a beautiful embossed oak leaf. Instructions are included for both a fingerless glove and fingerless mitten version. Sport yarn. Designed by NeverNotKnitting
Spring Flora Scarf
This lace scarf features floral and leaf shapes.
This kerchief with ties features a leaf lace pattern. Designed by Kristeen Griffin-Grimes. One of the 15 patterns in French Girl Knits Accessories from Interweave.
Virginia City Cloche and Cowl Set
Prairie Fingerless Gloves
These dainty hand warmers boast gorgeous lacy cuffs in a delicate leaf pattern.
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!