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Permafrost

Knitting
November 2011
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in lace fabric; relaxed after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1300 yards (1189 m)
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MATERIALS
Approximately 1300 yards of fingering weight wool yarn
5 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft 100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 275 yards/50g
Sample shown in “Foothills”

GAUGE
18 stitches & 24 rounds = 4” over blocked lace fabric, measuring from a large swatch worked from the 10-stitch bracketed lace pattern in Chart 3; measurements taken from relaxed fabric after lace-blocking
Note: Allow fabric to fully relax after unpinning, before taking final measurement

NEEDLES
One set of DPNs, one 32”, and one 40” circular (optional) in size needed to obtain gauge
Suggested Size: US 6 (4 mm)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
58” diameter; measurement take from relaxed fabric after lace-blocking (24 hours after completion of blocking)

CONSTRUCTION NOTES
Worked in the round from the center out; shaping created by 7 patterned “spokes”; knitted-on edging; lace motifs are charted only

SKILL LEVEL
3 of 5