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Tulips from Amsterdam

from Verily Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Tulips from Amsterdam
Tulips from Amsterdam Tulips from Amsterdam
Tulips from Amsterdam Tulips from Amsterdam
Tulips from Amsterdam Tulips from Amsterdam
Tulips from Amsterdam Tulips from Amsterdam
Tulips from Amsterdam Tulips from Amsterdam

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Slipping stitches
  • Increase (YO)
  • Decreases (K2tog, SSK, K3tog)
  • Basic cables

Pattern Description:

Tulips from Amsterdam is knit in one piece from the bottom up, it is shaped with simple short rows and finished with an optional icord bind off. The tulips are achieved with the clever use of slipped stitches, which means that you will be only working with one yarn at a time.

This is not a difficult pattern, the main skill required is concentration, the pattern includes comprehensive notes on all of the techniques used.

Gauge:

4" = 18sts x 35 rows in garter stitch once lightly blocked

Materials:

  • 380 yards fingering/4ply yarn in main colour
  • 250 yards fingering/4ply yarn in contrast colour
  • US4 / 3.5mm long circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch markers
  • cable needle

Suggested yarn:

630 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Eden Cottage Yarns BFL Sock
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I'm Claire, a knitting obsessive and mother of two small boys. I love designing fun and pretty accessories that show off fabulous yarn.

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