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vcatherall on craftsy.com
Salt Lake City, UT

I live and work in Salt Lake City yet I am woefully ignorant about the Great Salt Lake. I am attempting to learn more about the lake that has recently inspired me…and to knit that inspiration. I hope ...

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Silver Queen Handkerchief

from lake•salt•knit
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • yarn over
  • decrease

Pattern Description:

Park City, East of Salt Lake City is a mining town with a rich history of booms and busts. One of the most interesting stories is Utah's Silver Queen, Susanna Egera Bransford Emery Holmes Delitch Engalitcheff. She was a woman lucky enough to strike it rich after investing in the Silver King mine in Park City in the late 1800s. Over the years she married five times (including a Russian prince!), lived a lavish life and spent almost all of her vast fortune during her lifetime.

Gauge:

8sts/inch in stockinette before blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6.5 inches x 6.5 inches

Materials:

  • size 0 needle

You Will Also Need:

  • blocking pins or wires

Suggested yarn:

140 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Habu Textiles XS-45 20/3 Bamboo

Colorway:

Silver


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