Raspberry Hill by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes
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Raspberry Hill

Knitting
August 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, measured on the blocked swatch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
840 yards (768 m)
one size
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We walk along the country path, watching the landscape and endless fields disappear in the distance around us and listen as the dirt crunches under our feet as we walk. The wildflowers that grow along the edge tickle our ankles and our fabrics flutter in the wind. As we approach our destination, the layers of color look frothy from their movement in the breeze and glisten with bright color when touched by the sun. Birds announce our arrival with their mimic of trumpets.
We smooth down the lacy cloth and gather our baskets, as we prepare for battle with the raspberry bushes and then a picnic on Raspberry Hill.

Raspberry Hill is a crescent-shaped shawl with a lace border and patterned body, worked from the top-down through the border. Includes both charted and written directions. US and metric measurements.

Please note that the sample used up almost all of the two skeins. If your gauge is even just a bit looser, you will need more yarn.

Size
165 x 55 cm
65 x 21¾ inches

Yarn
Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light
100% merino
384 meters (420 yards) / 100 grams
1 skein in Fragrant (MC)
1 skein in Calligraphy (CC)

Needles
3.75 mm (US 5) circular needle, 100 cm (36 inches) or longer
4.5 mm (US 7) circular needle (for BO)

Notions
stitch markers (optional)
blocking pins

Gauge
21 stitches / 30 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) stockinette stitch, measured on the blocked swatch.

Obtaining the specified gauge is not crucial for a successful project but will affect the finished size and the yardage needed.