Fallen Leaves

from Sue Lazenby Designs

Fallen Leaves Pattern


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Knitting: Fallen Leaves
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • lace knitting
  • patterning on WS rows as well as RS

Pattern Description:

A sideways knit, triangular scarf or shawl in two depths worked in one piece with an i-cord edging (instructions given). The leaf patterned lace border is easy, with purling on WS rows. The ridged pattern for the main part of the shawl creates a textured contrast to the flowing lines of the border.

It is easily customisable for size and available yarn amounts and thickness as approximately half the yarn is used before starting decreases. An interesting, but not difficult knit for the intermediate knitter, which makes a versatile scarf / shawl either in sports weight or in a heavier weight yarn for a cosy winter wrap.

Detailed instructions, covering 8 pages, are fully written as well as charted throughout.

The pattern has been fully tech edited and tested.

There is an open ended KAL in my Ravelry group here:
http://www.ravelry.com/groups/suseknits as well as pattern support either in my group or by email at sue.lazenby6@gmail.com

NB: New regs in the EU (as of 13 june '14) mean that patterns aren't refundable after download. HOWEVER if you're unhappy in any way with your pattern I can still offer a refund / replacement. My T&Cs are here: http://www.suelazenbydesigns.com/p/the-small-print.html
There is also a copy included in the pattern.


26sts / 28 rows = 4 x 4" (10 x 10 cm) in ridged patten using sports weight on 5mm needles, before blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • shallow (deeper) approx. 72'' / 183 cm ( 88'' / 224 cm) x 16''/ 41cm (24'' / 61cm)


  • Sports weight yarn, approx 550 yd/ 503 m (740 yd/ 677 m).
  • Circular Needle: 100cm (40"), 5 mm (US # 8) or size for gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch markers
  • blocking wires & pins

Suggested yarn:

550 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Old Maiden Aunt Alpaca/Silk Sport/DK


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About Designer

About Designer

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I live in rural mid Wales in a small house, well insulated with yarn. When not compulsively knitting shawls, I can be found pottering in my garden and finding inspiration from the welsh countryside.
I've recently begun designing my own patterns and especially love working with texture and colours, although I love lace designs too. I try to create patterns that are easy to use and aimed at the ...

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