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Diamonds for Mother

March 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
600 - 650 yards (549 - 594 m)
13.5x80 inches

Diamonds for Mother, a tribute to mothers everywhere, is a lace rectangle knitted in one piece lengthwise. Worked up in any of the three yarns listed below, it is a wonderful scarf or stole. Knit in 100% cotton Lustrado, it also makes a beautiful table runner. I chose red, as a symbol of happiness and luck, to honor my own mother this Mother’s Day. The diamonds motif pattern is from The Haapsalu Shawl: A Knitted Lace Tradition from Estonia, page 154.

Originally offered by elann.com as a free pattern. Visit international.elann.com to see currently available free patterns.

Over the years elann.com has offered a variety of free patterns to showcase elann brand yarns – this was one of them. As elann’s new site, international.elann.com, develops, many of these longtime favorite designs will be re-formatted and made available for purchase. This will be a time-consuming process, which we hope to accomplish by the end of 2015, so we ask for your patience. 

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