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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Aphros

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Casting on
  • Binding off
  • Knitting
  • Purling
  • Increasing
  • Decreasing
  • Reading charts

Pattern Description:

Lace is a wonderful project for travelone ball of yarn, one set of needleswhether you're flying across the country or washed up on a deserted island. And Aphros (Greek for "sea foam") is an airy and elegant stole that can serve as cover for your evening gown or over-sized scarf for your everyday ensemble. Gently undulating seafoam stitch, simple yet beautiful, forms the body, while a lacy edging adds a graceful flourish to the ends.

Pattern is written and charted, and includes helpful notes for getting started. If you can perform a yarnover and work two stitches together, you can produce this lovely stole.


26 sts x 24 r = 4" in seafoam lace pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 65 x 18"


  • Madeline Tosh Lace (800-950yds) or similar laceweight yarn
  • US3 knitting needles

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle

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I live and knit in New York City and Bath, Maine, with my husband and our three children, getting my style fix in the one and my New England (Red Sox/cranberry bog/lobster roll/chilly nights in need ...

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