Old World by Abigail Phelps
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Old World

Knitting
December 2013
Lace ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1800 - 2800 yards (1646 - 2560 m)
Small and Large
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“The world is changing…The old world will burn in the fires of industry. Forests will fall. A new order will rise.”
Saruman, The Two Towers, J. R. R Tolkien

Lace weight shawl
A large is shown above in Eos Ivy from Unique Sheep
A small is shown in the middle in Eos Dragon Fire from Unique Sheep and available exclusively in a kit from Earthfaire

Kits are available now from Earthfaire in their exclusive colorways of Dragon Fire, Impressionist Sunrise, Van Gogh’s Sunflowers and Neptune’s Garden. Each kit include enough yarn for the small and all the beads needed. Eairthfaire will also have a special kit with beads and yarn prepared for you if you choose another Unique Sheep colorway, though there may be more of a wait for a custom dye.

Yarn-The Unique Sheep Eos gradient 1800/2000 yards. If special ordering from The Unique Sheep or Earthfaire you will need to order 1oz of your center color, 1oz of your second color, 2oz of your third color and 3oz of your outside color for a small and 1oz/2oz/3oz/4oz for a large
Needles: A US size 4 needle or size needed to obtain gauge of 6 stitches per inch in stockinette. You will need a cable at least 32 inches long. A US size 7 needle to bind off.

Fingering weight shawl/blanket
Yarn-Malabrigo Sock, 2200 yards for a small, 2500 yards for a large, or a similar fingering weight yarn.
Needles: A US size 5 needle or size needed to obtain a gauge of 5.5 stitches per inch in stockinette. You will need a cable at least 40 inches long. A US size 8 needle to bind off.

Worsted weight blanket
Shown below in Rios Fresco y Seco from Malabrigo
Yarn: Malabrigo Rios, 2000 yards for small, 2500 yards for a large, or a similar worsted weight yarn.
Needles: A US size 9 needle or size needed to obtain a gauge of 4.5 stitches per inch in stockinette. You will need a cable at least 60 inches long. A US size 13 needle to bind off.

Other Materials: You will need at least 1200 beads for the small and 2200 beads for the large (optional)