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Lobelia Stole

Knitting
March 2014
Light Fingering / 3 ply ?
24 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in approx; for Chart C lace repeat, which is 8 sts/16 rows = 1.25" wide x 2.75" tall
US 4 - 3.5 mm
0.75 mm
430 yards (393 m)
One size; Length: 60in / 152.5cm; Width: 10in / 25.5cm
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This lovely beaded stole, with slightly flared ends, can be worked with just one skein of light fingering weight sock yarn.

Lobelia cardinalis is a common California native plant, with pretty red flowers.

Pattern Notes

Work first half from the edging to the center, set aside, then work the second half. Do note that the ‘halves’ will not be precisely the same length due to the need to stagger the repeat.

As shown, this pattern uses nearly the entire skein of yarn. I recommend weighing your skein before you begin and when you are close to halfway. You can alter the number of repeats for Chart C if needed.

Changes to gauge or different yarn properties will affect total amount required.

SIZES
One size

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Length: 60in / 152.5cm
Width: 10in / 25.5cm

YARN
Raventwist TORC, 100% Superwash Fine Wool (430 yds / 393m per 102g skein), 1 skein. Shown in Perfect Red.

NEEDLES
US4 / 3.5mm needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
0.8mm steel crochet hook for beading
GAUGE
8 sts & 16 rows in Chart C Repeat = x 1.25in / 3cm wide x 2.75in / 7cm tall

NOTIONS
(314) Size 6/0 Beads, Color #203 from Bead Wrangler.
stitch holder or waste yarn
yarn needle

SKILLS
working lace from chart
Kitchener stitch (grafting)
beading (instructions given)