Gaineamh by Knitterarium


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July 2016
Lace ?
30 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch (unblocked)
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1260 yards (1152 m)
one size
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Gaineamh is the second design in the Summer Memories Collection

“Gaineamh” means sand in Irish and her inspiration is drawn from the childhood memories I have of trips to the beach.

Memories of stepping barefoot into the sand, burying my feet, and scrunching up my toes in that soft and yet slightly rough, sand. I loved the different textures found in the sand and the ripples left behind from the tide. All of this is captured within Gaineamh’s sand-like fabric. Combinations of simple knits and purls coupled with a rolling sand dune border on three sides finishes off her beach-like feel.

1260yds/1152m Lace Weight yarn
(Sample was knit in Madelinetosh Prairie in the Antique Lace colourway)

Needle and Gauge:
3.5mm/US size 4 needles
Sample was worked at a gauge of 30 sts and 40 rows = 4” 10cm stockinette stitch using 3.5mm needles (unblocked). Please be aware any changes in gauge may affect your yardage and finished size.

Skills Required:
crochet chain provisional cast on, applied border, k2tog, m1-R, m1-L, ssk, border ssk

2 stitch markers
3.5mm crochet hook
Cotton waste yarn in same weight yarn as wrap

Finished Size (after blocking):
67” 170cm wide x 22” 56cm deep

Pattern includes charts and full written instructions.

This pattern is intended for your personal non-commercial use only. Do not copy, share or sell the pattern.