Bubble Whirl by Jill Wolcott

Bubble Whirl

Knitting
July 2009
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Seed Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
50 - 100 yards (46 - 91 m)
One size - 23” long plus spirals
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Sometimes a yarn demands a showcase like this fun and fabulous soft sculpture jewelry. An ingenious pattern combines a smooth, more traditional yarn and one with whimsical felted pieces into a signature piece. Spirals dotted with felted bubbles cascade from a neckband and are held in place with an i-cord loop. Simple increases and an intriguing construction that’s worked flat make it easy to express your effervescent personality as you navigate the social whirl.

moderately easy / flat

Sizes

23” long plus spirals

Gauge

6 sts/in and 5.5 rows/in = 20 sts/4” and 22 rows/4” in Seed St

Needles

Size 8(5mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge

Supplies

Tapestry ndl, size 8(5mm) dpns for I-cord, stitch holders or WY

Yarn

Main Color MC Bamboo from Be Sweet, 100% bamboo, 25g/50 yds
Contrast Color CC Bubble Yarn from Be Sweet, 100% wool felt balls on 100% wool, 40g/165
MC 50 yds or 1 ball
CC 25 bubbles or 1 ball

As Shown

MC Plum 644
CC Wild Berries

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