Kedging by Vanessa Ewing


by Vanessa Ewing
November 2019
both are used in this pattern
Light Fingering ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
480 yards (439 m)
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Stripes, brioche and beads are all design elements that anchor Kedging’s modern sensibilities. Using two different types of yarn, a smooth hand dyed yarn with a brushed alpaca silk, accentuates the different design elements. Beads act as miniature anchors to give weight and structure to the edging.

Circumference: 44”
Width: 11”

240—yards of lace weight yarn. We used Cape May Fiber Company Brushed Alpaca Silk (74% Suri Alpaca, 26% Mulberry Silk / 328 yards / 50 Gram Skein):
Colorway: Bay Scallop (Yarn A)
240—yards of fingering weight yarn. We used Cape May Fiber Company Sock (75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon / 463 yards / 100 Gram Skein):
Colorway: Rhodophyta (Yarn B)

  • US Size 5 (3.75 mm size) 32” circular knitting needle
  • US Size G (4mm) crochet hook
  • 2 yards of a smooth scrap yarn
  • a minimum assortment of 95 beads with large enough holes to fit through the yarn
  • beading needle
  • 1 stitch marker
  • tapestry needle

20 sts, 32 rows = 4” in Stripe Pattern on US Size 5 (3.75mm) needle after blocking,
17 sts= 4” in Brioche pattern on US Size 5 (3.75mm) needle after blocking. To save time, take time to check gauge.