Savannah by Lindsay Lewchuk

Savannah

Knitting
June 2014
Light Fingering ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
3.5 mm (E)
0.75 mm
58 - 70 yards (53 - 64 m)
Regular & Petite
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Wear your knitting with pride even on hottest days of summer with this quick knit necklace design. Spanish moss inspired the loop-de-loos, while the romantic Southern city of Savannah inspired the easy lace pattern. Transform the knitwear from a casual cowl, when using the provisional cast on method, to a dressy necklace, when using jewelry clasp method. Ready in a snap, the pattern knits up in just a few hours, making this the perfect accessory for summer outfits.

The tech edited pattern is full of customization opportunities – beads, length, and width. Two methods of closing the necklace are included – a jewelry clasp method (with you tube video) and a provisional cast on method. Pattern includes written & charted directions, a glossary, and pictures. Click here for a you tube demonstration on the jewelry clasp.

For the story behind the design, check out “Savannah - Pattern, Yarn, and a LYS Review” blog.

Finished Measurements:
Design with loop-de-loos Regular (Petite):
3.5”/ 9cm long by 6”/ 15cm wide (2.5”/ 6.5cm long by 5”/ 13cm wide).
Necklace at longest point - Provisional Cast On - Regular (Petite):
12.5”/ 32cm long by 6”/ 15cm wide (12.5”/ 32cm long by 5”/ 13cm wide).
Necklace at longest point - Jewelry Clasp - Regular (Petite):
9.5”/ 24cm long by 6/” 15cm wide (9.5”/ 24cm long by 5”/ 13cm wide).

Materials:
1 skein The Loom, Fusilli 80 (pink)
80% silk, 20% cotton – light fingering
174 yards/ 159 meters
25 grams/ .88 ounces
US 2/ 2.75mm DPNs
E (US 4 / 3.5mm) crochet hook
2 locking stitch markers
Yarn needle
Optional Materials:
46 glass beads size 6/0
0.75 mm steel crochet hook for beading
For Jewelry Clasp Closure Option:
Pliers
2 Cord Ends/ Crimp End Caps to fit 0.8mm
2 jump rings (or number for desired length)
1 Lobster Clasp

Gauge:
24 sts and 38 rows over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette st, using US 2/ 2.75mm needles.