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Kintail

from Jill Wolcott Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Kintail
Kintail
Kintail
Kintail
Kintail
Kintail

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting flat
  • twisting stitches
  • eyelets
  • I-cord

Pattern Description:

Inspired by an 1870's counterpane pattern, this nearly-circular wrap combines tailored details with a feminine sensibility. Rise to the challenge of the initial cast-on and you'll be rewarded with an easy decreasing rib pattern that simultaneously eliminates stitches and the need for seaming. The interplay of delicate eyelets and bold angular ribbed decreases add drama to the clean lines of this go-anywhere piece.

Gauge:

6.5 sts/in and 6.25 rows/in = 26 sts/4" and 25 rows/4" in Rib Pattern
9 sts/in and 8 rows/in = 36 sts/4" and 32 rows/4" in Cable Rib on size 2(2.75mm) ndls for neck trim

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Bottom Edge 153"
  • Finished Back Length 22.25"

Materials:

  • Size 3(3.25mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge
  • Size 2(2.75mm) circular ndls
  • 2 size 2(2.75mm) dpns
  • Kiwi 4-ply from Zealana, 30% merino, 30% possum, 40% cotton, 40g/137 yds (125m)
  • 6 balls

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers
  • Locking pin or open markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Button or other closure

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Kiwi 4-ply from Zealana, 30% merino, 30% possum, 40% cotton, 40g/137 yds (125m)

Colorway:

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Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women
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I am a fashion designer who designs hand knits. I love hand knits because we create both the fabric and the shape. My designs reflect my intense interest in fashion, with a keen eye to design and ...

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