A Touch of Beaded Class by Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer

A Touch of Beaded Class

April 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18.5 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in main stitch pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
345 yards (315 m)
11" by 60" after tension blocking
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A touch of beads in alternating light and dark accent colors adds sparkle and stylish class to this lace fashion scarf that is wide enough to be worn as a shoulder stole.

Finished size: 11” by 60” blocked
Yarn: 3 - 50g skeins Colinton 1000 100% Young Goat Mohair, or total of 345 yards fingering weight
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Glass seed beads: size 6/0 (4mm) in 2 colors as follows – 135 transparent dark amber (approx 12g) and 168 transparent gold (approx 15g)
Suggested needles: US 7 (4.5 mm)
Gauge: 18.5 stitches & 22 rows = 4 inches over blocked main lace stitch pattern
Other notions:
small crochet hook or similar for placing beads
tapestry needle for finishing ends
blocking board and rust proof blocking wires/pins
Construction: worked flat in rows from end to end in one piece, no sewing or grafting
Stitch instructions: charted and written
Stitches used: knit, purl, slip, ssk, k2tog, yarn over
Special techniques: place bead on stitch with a crochet hook
Skill level: intermediate or adventurous advanced beginner lace knitter

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A Touch of Beaded Class was presented at the TNNA Columbus June 2011 Fashion Show. Watch the segment from around 3:30 to 3:59.

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