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Dappled Lace Café Curtain

Knitting
June 2007
Thread ?
16 stitches and 26.5 rows = 4 inches in Checkerboard Mesh
US 6 - 4.0 mm
660 yards (604 m)
48" x 15" excluding hem
This pattern is available for free.

Updated 5/7/2014 as new version is in Curio.

This lacy curtain allows you to enjoy the beauty of daylight and still maintain your privacy. A slightly loosened gauge gives the lace an airy quality, while the smooth cotton blend yarn knits into a crisp and attractive fabric.

Knit Picks pdf modified October 23, 2008

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Knit Picks Shine Sport
(60% Pima cotton/40% Modal; 110 yds/50 g):
Silver Sage 23815, 6 balls

Needles
US 6 (4.0 mm): Circular or straights
If necessary, adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge.

Notions
Yarn needle
Tension rod for mounting

Checkerboard Mesh (Multiple of 10 sts + 4) 20 rows

From the pattern:
This wavy mesh curtain offers light and privacy for your home. It can easily be made wider or longer if needed: every 10 additonal stitches equals 2½”, and each vertical repeat of the pattern is about 3”. If you are feeling particularly ambitious, turn it into a bed skirt - just insert elastic into the finished hem so that it snugs up to your box spring. A slightly loosened gauge gives the lace a more airy quality.