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Short Row Wimple

from Dydyknits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Short Row Wimple
Short Row Wimple
Short Row Wimple
Short Row Wimple
Short Row Wimple
Short Row Wimple

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Short row

Pattern Description:

As the name suggests, this wimple is shaped by short rows: at the lower edge after the lace border, and at the upper edge just before the eyelet border. When folded it shapes like a trapezoid.


27 sts and 32 rounds = 4 in (10 cms) in stockinette stitch worked in the round using smaller needle after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Back length 25 in / 64 cms
  • Front length 9 in / 23 cms
  • Top circumference 26 in / 66 cms
  • Bottom circumference 34 in / 86 cms


  • Lace weight yarn (approx. 400 yds)
  • Size 5 US (3.75 mm) circular needle
  • Size 9 US (5.5 mm) circular needle for casting on

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

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