#01 Two-Piece Stole by Barbara Venishnick

#01 Two-Piece Stole

August 2003
Sport (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch (after blocking)
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1392 - 1417 yards (1273 - 1296 m)
one size
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This lightweight wrap consists of two rectangles, knit separately and sewn to form a “V”. Originally designed for Vogue Knitting in a palette of neutrals, it gets new life in vivid reds! Featured as L-Shaped Stole in the Knit red book.

Gauge in Inca Alpaca: 21 stitches & 32 rows = 4 inches in Textured Pattern

Purple shawl photo by Rose Callahan. Copyright © 2012 by Soho Publishing/Sixth&Spring Books. From Knit Red by Laura Zander, published by Sixth&Spring Books.

A portion of the sale of this book is going to support The Heart Truth, a campaign by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health that helps to create awareness about the #1 killer of women in the US- Heart Disease. This book is also a part of the Stitch Red campaign.

Vogue Knitting’s description:

One long and one short, rectangles are joined together in a textured mosaic in this all-season lightweight wrap. Edges are finished with reverse stockinette stitch.

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• 2 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 126yd/116m) of Dale of Norway Tiur (mohair/wool) each in #9853 olive (A), #2343 khaki (B) and #9835 lt olive (C)
• One pair size 5 (3.75mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
• Size 5 (3.75mm) circular needle, 29”/74cm long

• One size.

• 18”/45.5cm wide by 54”/137cm long (length is measured from inside joining point of back neck).

• 18 sts and 25 rows = 4”/10cm over pat st (after blocking) using size 5 (3.75mm) needles.