Embossed Leaf Stitch Knitting Pattern

This Embossed Leaf Stitch Knitting Pattern is a visually interesting vintage design. It is perfect for beginners with this simple combination of knits and purls in a 16-Row Repeat. It is a great choice to create textured pillow covers, blankets, and scarves with its bold motif.

Get all of your materials, techniques, with written and charted pattern instructions, both flat on straight needles and in the round on circular needles below. This pattern is also found on page 65 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book!

Embossed Leaf Stitch Pattern


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Find the Embossed Leaf Stitch on pages 65-66 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book. Get your free printable pattern further down in this post!

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CLOSER LOOK AT THE EMBOSSED LEAF STITCH

Similar to the Cut Diagonals pattern, this vintage design separates the slanting parallelogram shapes with a horizontal separation created by three rows of raised purl stitches. Find similar Zigzag and Chevron designs with the Chevron Seed, Diagonal Chevron Zigzag, and Parallelogram Stitches.

This is not a reversible pattern because the right side of the work displays the design, but the wrong (back) side does not. 

Right and Wrong Sides of the Embossed Leaf Stitch Pattern


KNITTING MATERIALS

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Feel free to use any size yarn and needles for your creative project. My stitch sample was created with size 7 US knitting needles and worsted weight yarn, along with a Tapestry Needle and Scissors

Materials to Knit Stitch Pattern Written Instructions with Video Tutorial by Studio Knit


HOW TO KNIT THE EMBOSSED LEAF STITCH

The Embossed Leaf Stitch is an easy combination of simple Knit and Purl Stitches. Find my entire library of Knitting Techniques to help knit up this project.

Embossed Leaf Stitch Pattern knitted swatch

Embossed Leaf Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Embossed Leaf Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Yield: Embossed Leaf Stitch Pattern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Experienced Beginner

This Embossed Leaf Stitch Knitting Pattern is a visually interesting vintage design.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 10

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): Purl All
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): Knit All
  3. Row 3: Purl All
  4. Row 4: Purl All
  5. Row 5: * P5, K5 *
  6. Row 6: * K1, P5, K4 *
  7. Row 7: * P3, K5, P2 *
  8. Row 8: * K3, P5, K2 *
  9. Row 9: * P1, K5, P4 *
  10. Row 10: Knit All
  11. Row 11: * K1, P5, K4 *
  12. Row 12: * P3, K5, P2 *
  13. Row 13: * K3, P5, K2 *
  14. Row 14: * P1, K5, P4 *
  15. Row 15: * K5, P5 *
  16. Row 16: Purl All

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 10

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): Purl All
  2. Row 2: Purl All
  3. Row 3: Purl All
  4. Row 4: Knit All
  5. Row 5: * P5, K5 *
  6. Row 6: * P4, K5, P1 *
  7. Row 7: * P3, K5, P2 *
  8. Row 8: * P2, K5, P3 *
  9. Row 9: * P1, K5, P4 *
  10. Row 10: Purl All
  11. Row 11: * K1, P5, K4 *
  12. Row 12: * K2, P5, K3 *
  13. Row 13: * K3, P5, K2 *
  14. Row 14: * K4, P5, K1 *
  15. Row 15: * K5, P5 *
  16. Row 16: Knit All

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 – 16 until your piece is the length you desire

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

16-Row Repeat

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KNITTING TECHNIQUES

  1. Slip Knot 
  2. CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
  3. K = Knit Stitch 
  4. P = Purl Stitch
  5. BO = Bind Off
  6. Weave In Ends

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KNITTING CHART

Knitting Chart of the Embossed Leaf Stitch Pattern


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