Garter and Lace: Fruitcake by Michael Harrigan

Garter and Lace: Fruitcake

January 2016
Woosheeps Bert
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
10 stitches = 2 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
370 - 380 yards (338 - 347 m)
7x62 inches / 17.75x157.5cm
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This unique 1-skein scarf is knit from the top down, rather than the traditional way of knitting from one end to the other. You’ll see that the first half is knit in garter stitch and the final half is a lace pattern. The bind off is a simple picot stitch.

The pattern is written and should be quite easy for someone who has done a bit of eyelet/lace knitting.

My design is the first of two in this series. It’s called Garter and Lace: Version 1, Fruitcake and the Fruitcake part of the name comes from the colorway for this hand-dyed yarn. It’s a fingering weight yarn called Bert, and comes from Woosheeps, an indie dyer in Scotland.

The pattern requires less than a full 100-gram skein, and the finished size, after blocking, is 7x62 inches / 17.75x157.5cm.