Pinked Edge by Susie Dippel

Pinked Edge

July 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
3.75 mm (F)
800 yards (732 m)
one size, 44” across top x 16” long down back
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I combined all my favorite things into Pinked Edge and I’m so happy with the way it came out!

The half-circle shape sits on your shoulders perfectly, the garter stitch shows off the handpainted yarn beautifully, and the unusual edge is fun and slightly challenging to execute.

This design is worked in two sections: first the short-rowed top section is worked side-to-side, then the “pinked” zig-zag border is knit along the circular edge.

To get those big holes in the border, the border starts with a unique crochet process to create the base for the knitting. I’ve had that idea in my head for years and finally figured out how to do it easily and effectively!

Finished Measurements
44” across top x 16” long down back