Doce K.A.L. by Inês Sousa
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Doce K.A.L.

Knitting
July 2014
Light Fingering ?
19 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
409 - 500 yards (374 - 457 m)
One size - adjustable by working additional main pattern repeats

Doce (the Portuguese word for sweet or candy) was a Seni Designs mystery K.A.L specially designed for the beautiful yarn Sul, hand Dyed by Alfinete. Full final pattern is now available.

This is a sweet crescent shaped shawl knitted top-down starting with only a few stitches. Pattern is one size but can be easily adjusted by working additional main pattern repeats.


LEVEL: Intermediate – Stitches used: K, P, M1, M3, Yo, Ssk, K2tog, S2kp, RT, Drop sts. Garter tab cast-on and elastic bind-off (explained in pattern)

SIZE: approx 40 cm wide by 127 cm long (15.7 x 50”)

GAUGE: 19 sts = 10 cm (4”) – unblocked in Stockinette st with 3.75 mm (US 5) needles - Adjust the needle size to get gauge or according to your desired effect - larger needles for an airy look or smaller needles for better st definition. Take time to check your gauge. Gauge is listed as a guide for yardage requirements - if you knit to a different gauge, make sure you have the yarn you will need.

SUGGESTED YARN: Alfinete 15 (light fingering weight yarn) approx 409 m (447.2 yds)

MATERIALS: size 3.75 mm (US 5) circular needles; size 5.5 mm (US 9) for BO; waste yarn; tapestry needle; markers; pins or wires for blocking

PATTERN FORMAT: both written instructions and charts are provided in two languages - Portuguese and English.