Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Ranée Mueller
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Saint Catherine of Alexandria

September 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
135 - 200 yards (123 - 183 m)
0 - 6 months (6-12 months)
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This design is a cache-coeur and I’ve played with the idea of “coeur” by including a lace heart on the back, and even with the details of heart buttons. It is a heart warmer, or heart holder, kind of a cross between a cardigan and a shawl.

The pdf here varies slightly from the pattern in the book, as I decided I wanted to use different increase in the lace pattern. I also included some photos of one made in an alternative yarn and edging and a coordinating hat I made. The pattern is both written and graphed.

If you are working from the book, please be aware that there are errors in rows 29 and 31. They should read as follows -

29: K1, + K1, Kfb, YO, SSK, YO, Dec4, YO, K2tog, YO, Kfb, K2; repeat from + to end.

Row 31: K1, + K2, Kfb, YO, Dec4, YO, K3; repeat from + to end.

Finished Measurements: 16 (18) inches / 40.5 (45.5) cm chest circumference.

Skills Required: Increasing and decreasing.

Top photo used with permission from Geneve Hoffman Photography.