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Bluebells

from Sue Lazenby Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Bluebells
Bluebells
Bluebells
Bluebells

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • crossed stitches (instructions given)
  • short rows (no wraps)
  • elongated stitch (instructions & video)

Pattern Description:

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Inspired by the intense carpets of blue in the woods and swathing the roadsides in wales during late spring, Bluebells is a shawlette with a border of flower bells.

Worked from the bottom up starting with a textured border, followed with short rows to form the shaping, it would be suitable for the adventurous beginner or the intermediate knitter wanting an easy but interesting knit. It's a perfect size for between season wear, when a little extra warmth is still needed.

The detailed instructions are fully written as well as charted throughout.
There is a video link to show how to work an elongated stitch in the pattern.

The pattern has been fully tech edited and tested.

There is pattern support on my Ravelry group here: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/suseknits as well as by email at sue.lazebvy6@gmail.com

NB: New regs in the EU (as of 13 june '14) mean that patterns aren't refundable after download. HOWEVER if you're unhappy in any way with your pattern I can still offer a refund / replacement. My T&Cs are here: http://www.suelazenbydesigns.com/p/the-small-print.html
There is also a copy included in the pattern.

Gauge:

20 sts / 28 rows = 4" / 10 cm. Measured over stocking st / reversed stocking st on # 7 / 4.5 mm needles BEFORE blocking.

17 sts / 30 rows = 4" / 10 cm. Measured over stocking st / reversed stocking st, using fingering weight on # 7 / 4.5 mm needles AFTER blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • width: approx. 48 " / 122 cm along top edge x depth: approx. 17" / 43 cm

Materials:

  • 415 - 440 yd fingering weight
  • US # 7 / 4.5 mm, 100cm / 40" circular needle, or size for gauge.
  • US # 8 / 5 mm needle or one size larger than main needle for CO

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle (if needed - instructions on how to work without)
  • blocking wires & pins

Suggested yarn:

415 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lichtfaden Silk Merino

Colorway:

Bluebell
pdf Digital Download

$6.00

Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
Shawl
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I live in rural mid Wales in a small house, well insulated with yarn. When not compulsively knitting shawls, I can be found pottering in my garden and finding inspiration from the welsh ...

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