Bucolic Chic by Lindsay Lewchuk

Bucolic Chic

Knitting
October 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
415 - 470 yards (379 - 430 m)
DK: 76”/ 193cm long by 12.5”/ 32cm wide; Worsted: 80”/ 203cm long by 14”/ 35.5cm wide
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Flowers in a window box, an urban garden, or the vast expanse of uninhabited countryside – discover the beauty in your surroundings… and stitches with Bucolic Chic! Cast on addictive picots and short row your stitches into a chic wearable shawl. True to its name, this relaxing knit is perfect for soaking up the cold weather sun rays.

With directions for both DK and Worsted, the tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with a diagram and a “tips and tricks” how to video.

Finished Measurements:
DK: 76”/ 193cm long by 12.5”/ 32cm wide
Worsted: 80”/ 203cm long by 14”/ 35.5cm wide

Materials:
4 skeins DK weight eco yarn, Mirasol Samp’a shown in blue. Skein info: 100% SKAL certified organic
naturally dyed cotton; 120yds/ 110m per 50g/ 1.76oz
2 skeins Worsted weight eco yarn, The Unique Sheep Green Sheep Cotton Bamboo Worsted shown in Paprika. Skein info: hand dyed 51% Organic Cotton & 49% Bamboo; 220yds/ 201m per 100g/ 3.53oz
US 6/ 4mm needles (for DK)
US 8/ 5mm needles (for Worsted)
1 stitch marker (for Worsted)
Yarn needle

Blocked Gauges:
DK Weight Option Gauge - 22 sts and 28 rows over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch.
Worsted Weight Option Gauge – 18 sts and 24 rows over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch.
Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. Gauge variations may impact final size and yardage requirements.
If subbing yarn: to keep the posted finished length, make sure your blocked row gauge matches. To keep the posted finished width, make sure your blocked stitch gauge matches.