Kune-Kune by Olga Buraya-Kefelian
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Kune-Kune

Knitting
October 2017
Lace ?
1 repeat = 2 inches
in Kune-Kune Shawl Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1080 - 2160 yards (988 - 1975 m)
Wingspan approx. 68”, Depth approx 28”
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KUNE–KUNE クネクネ (jap.)–winding, meandering, twisting and turning

Exuberant texture in this shawl has been inspired by continuous exploration of partial knitting and horizontal pleating techniques. Combined together with luxuriously soft fibers that aid in enhancing normally rigid texture to provide fluidity and drape in this intricate accessory.

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
(blocked)
Wingspan approx. 68”
Depth approx 28”

YARN
mYak Baby Yak Lace (100% Baby Yak, 360 yards per 50 grams);
6 skeins; color Daydream

OR 2160 yds of other lace weight yarn (if held double stranded)
OR 1080 yds of fingering or sport weight yarn (if held single stranded)

NEEDLE
US 5 (3.75 mm). A circular needle is recommended to accommodate the increasing number of stitches.

GAUGE
Working Gauge
One 6-st and 16-row motif measures 1.75” tall and 1” wide with two strands of yarn held together, measured before washing and blocking
Blocked Gauge
One 6-st and 16-row motif measures 2” tall and 1.5” wide with two strands of yarn held together, measured after washing and blocking
Gauge is not critical for this pattern, but if your gauge is different you may require more or less yarn.

NOTIONS
Crochet hook size D (3.25 mm) or E (3.5 mm)
Waste yarn in similar weight to working yarn
One double pointed needle (dpn), 1 or 2 sizes smaller than main needle
Tapestry needle