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Knit Eco Chic on craftsy.com
North Carolina mountains

I design at the intersection of style and organic with Puddles, my Great Dane, by my side in the mountains of North Carolina surrounded by God's majestic and inspiring creation. My eye for knitwear ...

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from Knit Eco Chic
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cleopatra

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • cable
  • kfb: knit into front and back
  • pfb: purl into front and back
  • yarn over
  • kfbf: knit into front and back and front
  • s: slide
  • k3tog
  • ssp: slip, slip, purl
  • p2tog
  • ssk: slip, slip, knit

Pattern Description:

Pattern includes written directions, glossary, and is fully charted. Tech edited by Katherine Vaughan.

For the complete story behind the pattern, including photo tips, please check out my blog: "Insanity Meets Its Match." www.lnlecochicknits.blogspot.com

Optional: in order to alter the color wave, I stripped one strand of yarn off, flipped it, and rewound the yarn before beginning. This completely optional step changes the color wave from solid black on one end to solid cherry on the other. By rearranging the strands, I knit it up with 3 strands black and 1 strand cherry on one end and 3 strands cherry and 1 strand black on the other. However, the pattern looks great either way! This just provides a very unique effect.

Copyright assigned to Knit Eco Chic 2014. For pattern support, please contact Lindsay at knitecochic@gmail.com.


30 sts and 30 rows = 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6' 4.5" by 5.75"


  • 1 skein Wolle's Yarn Creation CCC3 100% cotton
  • US 3 needles

Suggested yarn:

480 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Wolle's Yarn Creation CCC3


Black Cherry

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