Ride the Rising Tides by Lavish Craft

Ride the Rising Tides

September 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette - Lightly Blocked
US 4 - 3.5 mm
650 yards (594 m)
One Size - Easily Adjustable - 9 by 64” (23 by 162.5 cm)
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Ride the Rising Tides

Written and Charted Instructions using American English terms/abbreviations (glossary provided)

US and Metric equivalents.

Basic Lace Stitches and Directionally Closed YO’s
create a reversible and deeply textured fabric reminiscent of moving water.

Wear as a scarf, long cowl or wrap. Tips provided for creating a joined/grafted loop cowl, and instructions included for a buttonholed cowl finish.

There are some unusual st constructions and symbols. Descriptions and video demonstration links provided…

Directional (right or left leaning) YO closures are used. Allowing angled movement without the lacy hole effect.


650 yards (595 m) Light DK Weight Yarn
~ Sample used (2 ball/634 yards/580 m) Mrs. Crosby Hatbox in Submarine
US 4 (3.5 mm) Needles
Row Counter
Markers (2)
9 ½” buttons ~ optional, for button cowl


Sample 9 by 64” (23 by 162.5 cm) after gentle blocking.


Gauge not critical but will affect dimensions and yardage.

Gently blocked Stockinette = 25 sts = 4” (10 cm)

Tips for maximum dimensional effect

Tightly plied, springy, round yarn.
Small sts / firm fabric.
Snug down decreases and YOs
Very light, or no blocking.