Descant by Corrine Walcher


April 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
495 - 535 yards (453 - 489 m)
One size, easily adjustable.
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Descant is the fifth voice in a traditional SATB choir. It’s a line typically higher than soprano voices, added for another layer of depth to a piece. This Descant is knit with five different colors of yarn, from the Lorna’s Laces String Quintet set.

Finished Size: 16” depth, 64” wingspan

Yarn: Lorna’s Laces String Quintet 535 yards String Quintet is composed of five 107-yard mini skeins of Shepherd Sock (80% Superwash merino wool/20% Nylon), 435 yards/100 grams; sample worked in “Trumpet” Colorway.

Needles: 40” circular needle, size 7 US (4.5mm), or size to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 5 stitches per inch in unblocked stockinette stitch; gauge is not critical for this item but will affect yardage used and drape. If using suggested yarn, make sure you make gauge or you will run out!