Paul and Virginia

from Gidget's Stitches

Paul and Virginia Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting
  • knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

A swirling slip-stitch pattern, designed to work with hand-painted yarns, creates lots of visual interest all by itself. Dropped yarn over's give length to the slipped stitches so the pattern doesn't pull in.

Inspired by the Over The Rhine song of the same name.


8 stitches and 12.5 rows = 1 inch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • small, medium, large, extra large


  • 382 - 573 yards (349 - 524 m)
  • US 11/2 - 2.5 mm double pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • darning needle

About Designer

About Designer

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I'm a stay at home mom and knitwear designer. I took up knitting in 2004 after watching my mother-in-law knit a sock.

Up until July 2009, I had a mission to live in all the Great Lakes states. But then we relocated to Texas. Going from 117 inches of snow a winter to 117 degrees in the summer is going to be quite a shock to the system. So was moving to a town without a yarn store.

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