Eadgyth

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Eadgyth Pattern

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Knitting: Eadgyth
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Eadgyth Eadgyth - Back
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Eadgyth Eadgyth

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Petite, Tall

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

advanced skill level requirement Expert

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • provisional cast-on
  • short-row shaping
  • grafting in pattern
  • read cable charts

Pattern Description:

Perfect to wear over a sleeveless top or dress, this shrug is designed to fit snugly over the shoulders and back.

The pattern features a Saxon braid cable, and is named for Queen Eadgyth, a 10th century Saxon princess and granddaughter of Alfred the Great. Eadgyth is an early form of the contemporary name Edith, and is pronounced the same way.

Gauge:

22 sts and 34 rows = 4" in Lace Background stitch, measured flat without stretching.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To Fit: back width (underarm to underarm): 17 (19, 22, 25, 28)"
  • Finished back width: 17 (19, 22, 25, 28)"
  • Sleeve length: 61/2 (7, 71/2, 8, 81/2)"
  • Upper sleeve circumference: 123/4 (131/2, 141/4, 15, 16)"

Materials:

  • DK weight yarn: 515 (595, 710, 830, 970) yds
  • Two size 4 (3.5mm) circular needles, 16" (40cm) or longer
  • Two size 4 (3.5mm) double-pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Smooth waste yarn for provisional cast-on
  • Second colour of waste yarn for lifelines
  • Cable needle
  • Stitch holders or waste yarn
  • Stitch markers (4)
  • Yarn needle
  • Pins
  • Towels (for blocking)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Sweet Paprika Minuet

Colorway:

Harvest Moon

About Designer

About Designer

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Sometimes I feel like my life is one big craft project! I knit, crochet, design patterns, and dye yarn as co-owner of Sweet Paprika Designs. I also work on costumes, props, sets and lighting for theatre and film, which can involve sewing, painting, dyeing, stencilling, papier-mache, or just about any other craft you can think of! That means I'm always learning something new, which is one of the ...

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