Polar Sun by Dutch Knitting Design

Polar Sun

August 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
600 - 800 yards (549 - 732 m)
one, easy adaptable
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Pattern is available in English and in Dutch, you can choose which pdf you’d like when downloading.

Polar Sun is worked from the neck down in 3 colour Garter Stitch. The unusual shape is formed by increasing in the center lace panel, which is repeated in the border and creates a nice ruffled edge.


C1: 218 yds/200 m fingering weight yarn.
C2: 218 yds/200 m fingering weight yarn.
C3: 327 yds/300 m fingering weight yarn.
Sample is shown in Dutch Knitting Design’s Krokus Duo and Krokus. (382 yds/350 m per 100gr) Colourways; C1: Manderin Nr 6; C2: Lavender Nr 6; C3: Daffodil.
Needles: 1 US 5/3.75mm circular of length 40 in/100 cm.
Stitch markers: 34
Beads: 140 Miyuki seed beads size 6/0 colour: 06-223

18 sts and 40 rows = 4 in /10 cm in Garter Stitch.

Directions are given for 1 size: 23.5 in/ 60 cm from the neck down at center and a wingspan of
47 in/120 cm wide.

Thanks to:
Joan Beebe (ssknits on Ravelry)
Sample Knitter: Marleen van der Vorst (Leen002)
Test Knitters:
Mieke Boonstra (mikkemus)
Ann brown (Moilulu)
Cath (knitterscarlet)
Deb (DebraC2)
Jannetta Broersma (janetta)
Brigit Kok (knit3hearts)
Nathalie De Buysere (loenieke)
Ling (ftmhling)
Clara (klaartje)
Sarah Al-Amri (crochetsarah)