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Guaymas Pattern


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Knitting: Guaymas
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • k2tog
  • ssk
  • s1-k2tog-psso
  • s2-k3tog-p2sso
  • YO
  • seed sttich
  • knitting in the round
  • applied border

Pattern Description:

The Sea of Cortez is the original home of the lustrous black pearls so prized throughout Europe beginning in the 16th century. Guaymas (hear it pronounced) is the current home of pearl production in the region, providing some of the worlds most lustrous gems from the sea.

The lustre of this silk/merino yarn when combined with the beautiful bead stitch, brought pearls to mind, while Molly's Lace borderworked at 90 to the rest of the cowldances like waves against the shore.

Stitch instructions both written and charted.


18 sts and 32 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) in stitch pattern, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 26.5 x 6.25 [35.75 x 9.75, 45 x 9.75, 54.5 x 13.25] inches; 67.5 x 16 [91 x 25, 114.5 x 25, 138.5 x 33.5] cm


  • fingering weight yarn; 150 [350, 450, 750] yards
  • US 7 (4.5 mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker required, more optional

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

SweetGeorgia Yarns Merino Silk Fine



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I have knit and crocheted, and done various forms of embroidery and needlepoint since early grammar school. Making things with bits of colored string is so integral to my being that the few times of my life when I don't have *something* on the go feel empty, and without form.

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