7 January 2009

Ritzy


Elegant, luxurious, stylish - is there a single word to describe these? Ritzy! Knit in a round with DK weight yarn using a simple stitch pattern that creates great texture of those perfect looking gathers around the wrists. The pattern is written in two sizes to fit women's s/m and m/l, shown in a larger size with about 1 inch of negative ease.
SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate – knit, purl, working in the round on double pointed needles, backward loop cast on – basic instructions included, simple decreases and finishing.
TO FIT SIZE
Women’s S/M (M/L)
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
5 ½ (6 ½) in / 14 (16.5) cm hand circumference. Shown in larger size with about 1 in of negative ease.
YARN
Approximately 115 (140) yards / 105 (125)m of any yarn which knits to the specified gauge. Sample done in Merino Blend DK (123 yards / 112m per 50g skein) by King Cole, shade 703.


GAUGE
22 sts and 28 rnds = 4” (10 cm) over Stocking stitch knit in the round.
NEEDLES
Size 4 mm (US5) double pointed needles or size required to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS
Stitch marker, waste yarn or a small stitch holder, tapestry needle.



1 comment :

  1. Your patterns are beautiful, specially the berets. I will have to buy me one (or two) and the blue cardi. arggh... and thank you for sharing your freebies.

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