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estuary

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : estuary
estuary
estuary
estuary
estuary
estuary

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, follow a lace chart, lace

Pattern Description:

An estuary is an in-between place, not ocean, yet no longer river. It is a fertile habitat where sweet and salt water mix, and many species thrive.
Estuary combines two lace patterns to create an ambiguous shape: not quite a shawl, yet something more than a scarf.

sizing: Finished piece will be approximately 76"
long by 16" deep; depending on gauge, yarn, and
how aggressively you block the lace.
materials:

Yarn: 600 yds of sock weight or 4-ply yarn
(sample in Old Maiden Aunt 100% Superwash Merino 4ply in 'jaded')

Needles: US #6 / 4.0 mm (or as req'd to meet gauge)

Gauge: 24 sts & 32 rows / 4" in stockinette
(correct gauge is not essential for this project, but may affect yardage)

Notions: stitch markers, darning needle

Gauge:

24 sts & 32 rows / 4" in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • sizing: Finished piece will be approximately 76" long by 16" deep; depending on gauge, yarn, and how aggressively you block the lace. materials:

Materials:

  • yarn, needles

You Will Also Need:

  • darning needle, stitch markers


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