Gingham Plaid Napkin Ring by Sherrie Kibler

Gingham Plaid Napkin Ring

June 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
in Gingham Check Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
40 - 50 yards (37 - 46 m)
5.5" x 3.5"
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Easy mosaic knitting is used to create this cheerful gingham napkin ring. The 6-row repeat of the gingham pattern is deceptively effective and fun to work!

Color selection of the yarns is key: in addition to white or off-white, select two colors of the same tone but different values. In the featured sample, Dishie yarns in colorways “Mulberry” and “Lilac Mist” are combined with “Swan”.

Other Dishie colorway combinations I have used to create this simulated gingham are:

  • Black, Silver, and Swan
  • Blue, Silver, and Swan
  • Jalapeno, Honeydew, and Swan

An interesting neutral option would be:

  • Coffee, Linen, and Swan

Double-pointed needles (US #5 and 6)are required for this project.

If you fall in love with gingham like I have….you may also be interested in the other designs in the Gingham Collection: a placemat, a mug rug coaster, a cup cozy, a basket/bowl, and a pot holder!