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Hopper Crystal Pillow

from lake•salt•knit
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Hopper Crystal Pillow
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • slip stitches
  • seam

Pattern Description:

The salt crystals that form on the edges of the Great Salt Lake are beautiful and varied. On rare occasions, the halite crystals grow so rapidly, the interior does not have time to form, creating a geometric hoppered shape. These hopper salt crystals can be removed from the lake bed like pulling teeth, giving you a perfect crystal of receding concentric squares.

Gauge:

19 sts and 30 rows to 4" over stockinette stitch blocked.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12" x 12"

Materials:

  • size 4 needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Three buttons 1" in diameter
  • 12" x 12" pillow form
  • yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

250 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Shepherd's Wool Worsted by Stonehedge Fiber Mill,

Colorway:

White


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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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