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Excelsior

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  • Intarsia|Stranded

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PATTERN DETAILS

Excelsior: Put a little knit up on your walls with this argyle inspired diamond motif. Pick the three colors that will really pull your room together or go nuts! This little piece of art will make a great housewarming gift, or knit up a bunch of them and fill a whole wall with this quick and fun project. Finished Size 5" x 7" fabric fits over the glass in a 5x7 frame. Yarn Knit Picks Palette, 100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 231yds/50gs: Ash (MC), Semolina (CC1), and Oyster Heather (CC2), 1 ball each. Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): Straight needles. Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Tapestry needle, a 5x7 frame. Gauge 32 sts and 32 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st. For more information, find this pattern here: http://www.hollaknits.com/blog/store/products/excelsior-knitting-pattern-by-allyson-dykhuizen/ And on Ravelry here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/excelsior BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl Intarsia stranded CO BO Inc and Dec GAUGE 32 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st SUGGESTED YARN 100 yards of Fingering weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Knit Picks Palette COLORWAY 3 colors

Recommended with this pattern

  • tapestry needle
  • Size 2 needles
  • 3 colors fingering weight yarn

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The Sweatshop of Love
The Sweatshop of Love
I'm a knitwear and embroidery pattern designer and knitting teacher from Michigan who currently lives in Chicago. My patterns have been published in Interweave Knits, Knitscene, and knit.wear magazines, and by Lion Brand Yarns. I self publish patterns and blog at The Sweatshop of Love and run Holla Knits and Red Letter Day Stitches.