This explanation of the design origins of the little oak leaf pattern will help you look at the elements of lace edgings in totally new ways.
I hope you are enjoying a celebration of Fall by knitting along on the little oak leaf, our October project for Bits of Lace. I’d love to hear what favorite autumn colors everyone is using! Please share.
You might be surprised about the the design origins of this little leaf. Or at least this little story will help you look at the elements of lace edgings in totally new ways.
Remember the Three Eyelets edging we did earlier this year for the the Sachet project? I took only the shaped portion of the lace edging (i.e. containing the 3 eyelets) for use as the lobes of the oak leaf. Basically, the original 4-stitch heading of the Three Eyelets lace edging stitch pattern has been eliminated and replaced with the I-cord stem construction for the leaf.
Do you see the similarities?