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Curlicue Coverlet

Oat Couture BB210
January 1999
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in pattern stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1350 yards (1234 m)
This pattern is available for download for $7.00.
Errata available: oatcouture.com

Pattern Description
This beautiful coverlet is not for the faint of heart, but experienced knitters will enjoy exploring what can be done with short rows. Knit in garter ridge stitch, the scalloped edging is worked as you go. Also makes a great lap blanket. Note that the listed needles/gauge/yardage above is for the DK weight version.


  • 40” / 101.5 cm diameter in DK weight,
  • 46” / 117 cm diameter in worsted weight

Materials (Remember that the details for DK weight are listed above.)

worsted weight

  • 1500 yd / 1372 m
  • US 7 (4.5 mm) needles
  • Gauge: 18 stitches and 28 rows = 4” / 10 cm in pattern stitch