Flower Duet by Jessica Anderson

Flower Duet

Knitting
June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
1790 - 2290 yards (1637 - 2094 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL)
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Flower Duet


Mini-skeins are popular these days and have been us
ed in everything from shawls to mitts. Lorna’s Laces String Quartets
are the perfect set for color work that accompanies a classic skirt. The main body of the skirt knits up quickly while the flower pattern adds a sweet addition and is a good opportunity to work on your colorwork skills. The skirt is finished with a lace edge.

Sizes:
XS (S, M, L, XL)
Waist Measurement:
25.5 (30.25, 34.25, 37.75, 42)” / 49 (51.5, 54, 56.5, 59.5, 61, 63.5, 66) cm and Length: 21 (22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31)”/53.5 (56.0, 58.5, 63.5, 68.5, 73.5, 78.5) cm
Gauge:
30 sts/40 rnds = 4”/10.0 cm in Stockinette Stitch

Yarn:
1 set of Lorna’s Laces String Quintets, shown in Trumpet, accompanied by Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock, 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon, 430 yards/100 grams, Grand Street Ink, 3 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins
Needles
US 1 ( 2.25 mm) 32”/ 81.5 cm
cir , or size needed to obtain gauge. A spare size US 1 (2.25 mm) circular needle, at least 32”/ 81.5 cm cir needle.
Supplies
Tapestry needle, measuring tape, scissors, stitch marker, 3/4”/2.0 cm elastic 1”/2.5 cm longer than desired waist length, waste yarn for provisional cast on, stitch markers.

Photos by Kellie Nuss, tech editing, chart and schematics by Corrina Ferguson.