Living that Leaf Life

You up for a DeBrosse Maker Challenge?!

Time to set aside that to-do list + do a little selfish making. I find that taking time to just enjoy making (ie. not fulfilling orders or designing new products), always refreshes me.

So for the month of September, I wanted to encourage the community to play around with leaves to welcome in our favorite season! (I mean to be is our favorite season right?)

Use or write a leaf pattern of your choice + shoot it in whatever context is uniquely you! Tag me (@debrosse_nyc) + use #DMC🍂 (dmc = Debrosse Maker Challenge, and be sure to include the leaf emoji!) so I can story my favorites all month long.

Below you'll find the pattern I used for mine. It works up really quick + I even learned a few new skills to pull it off (linked helpful videos below for my visual learners).

Happy leafing!

Nuanced skills needed:

Leaf pattern:

Cast on 8 sts
Row 1: k8, cast on 7 sts
Row 2: k7, p1, k7
Row 3: k1, m1, k5, (sl2, k1, p2sso), k5, m1, k1
Row 4: k7, p1, k7
Row 5: k1, m1, k5, (sl2, k1, p2sso), k5, m1, k1
Row 6: k7, p1, k7
Row 7: k1, m1, k5, (sl2, k1, p2sso), k5, m1, k1
Row 8: k7, p1, k7
Row 9: k1, m1, k5, (sl2, k1, p2sso), k5, m1, k1
Row 10: k7, p1, k7
Row 11: k6, (sl2, k1, p2sso), k6
Row 12: k6, p1, k6
Row 13: k5, (sl2, k1, p2sso), k5
Row 14: k5, p1, k5
Row 15: k4, (sl2, k1, p2sso), k4
Row 16: k4, p1, k4
Row 17: k3, (sl2, k1, p2sso), k3
Row 18: k3, p1, k3
Row 19: k2, (sl2, k1, p2sso), k2
Row 20: k2, p1, k2
Row 21: k1, (sl2, k1, p2sso), k1
Row 22: k1, p1, k1
Row 23: k3tog 

Leaf pattern from Crafty Galore


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