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After my mother died we moved to South America to live with my maternal Grandmother. She believed that idle hands were the devils work so she taught my sisters and me to knit, crochet, and ...

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Letting Go

from sewcarolinaknits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Letting Go
Letting Go
Letting Go
Letting Go

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, yarn overs, cables

Pattern Description:

A simple cables and lace scarf with a garter stitch border.
Having two teenage daughters that are close in age can be a bumpy roller coaster ride with the daily emotional highs and lows. The cables remind me of how close I want to keep them to protect them from the outside world while the lace is the distance they seek and need in order to grow into healthy young women. Letting go.....it's bittersweet.


13 sts = 2.5" in pattern stitch after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6 inches X 52 inches (after blocking)


  • 2 skeins of 187 yd/171 m per 3.53 oz/100 g/ skein]; color: Laurent; US 7/4.5mm circular needle

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