Primavera Handkerchief by Josie Mercier
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Primavera Handkerchief

Knitting
April 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Quilt lace
US 2 - 2.75 mm
437 yards (400 m)
11.5" square

The body of this handkerchief is based on a lace pattern called “Border Pattern for a Quilt” from The Ladies’ Knitting and Netting Book, published in 1838. The edging also comes from this book.

Finished Size 11½” square.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Heritage Sock Yarn (75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon; 437 yd 400 m/3½ oz 100 g): #5658 herb, 1 skein.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): straights and 16” circular (cir) needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Tapestry needle.

Gauge 30 sts and 53 rows = 4” in Quilt lace.