Traveling Oak Leaf Luggage Tag

RATING
Intermediate
Yarn Weight: #3

MATERIALS

• Sport weight yarn
• (2) Size 5 7 US (3.75mm 4.5mm) needles
• (4) small stitch holders, yarn needle



GAUGE

• not critical for this project
STITCH GLOSSARY
p2sso pass 2 slipped sts over
Sp2p Slip 1 st kwise, P2tog, pass slipped st over just made st
Sk2p slip 1 st kwise, K2tog, pass slipped st over just made st
5 Stitch I-CORD: CO 5 sts. *K5, do not turn, sl sts back to LH ndl; rep from * until cord meas desired length.

PATTERN

Leaf Stem
Leaving an 8” tail of yarn, CO 5 sts. Work 5 Stitch I-Cord until piece meas 11⁄4”.
Body of Leaf
Row 1 (RS): K1, m1, (K1, yo) twice, K1, m1, K1 [9 sts].
Row 2 and all WSRs unless otherwise noted: Purl.
Rows 3, 13, & 23: (K3, yo) twice, K3 [11 sts].
Rows 5, 15, & 25: K3, yo, K5, yo, K3 [13 sts].
Rows 7 & 17: K3, yo, K7, yo, K3 [15 sts].
Rows 9 & 19: K3, yo, K9, yo, K3 [17 sts].
Rows 11 & 21: K8, yo, K1, yo, K3. Place next 5 sts onto stitch holder [14 sts rem].
Rows 12 & 22: P9. Place next 5 sts onto stitch holder [9 sts rem].
Row 27: Ssk, K1, yo, K2tog, K3, ssk, yo, K1, K2tog [11 sts].
Row 29: Ssk, yo, K2tog, k3, ssk, yo, K2tog [9 sts].
Row 31: Ssk, yo, K2tog, k1, ssk, yo, K2tog [7 sts].
Row 33: Ssk, yo, sl 2tog kwise, K1, p2sso, yo, K2tog [5 sts].
Row 35: K1, sl 2tog kwise, K1, p2sso, K1 [3 sts].
Row 36: Sp2p [1 st].
Fasten off.

Left Side Leaf Tips

Oak LeafWith RS facing, place sts from upper left stitch holder onto needle. Join yarn.
Row 1: Knit.
Rows 2 & 4: Purl.
Row 3: Ssk, K1, K2tog [3sts].
Row 5: Sk2p [1 st].
Fasten off.
Rep as for sts on lower left stitch holder.

Right Side Leaf Tips

With WS facing, place sts from upper right holder onto needle. Join yarn.
Rows 1 & 3: Purl.
Row 2: Ssk, K1, K2tog [3 sts].
Row 4: Sk2p [1 st].
Fasten off.
Rep as for sts on lower right stitch holder.

FINISHING

Thread I-Cord yarn tail onto yarn needle. Sew stem to WS of leaf, allow a large enough ICord loop to slide the strap of the luggage tag through. Fasten off. Weave in ends.



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