Seedling Sampler by Sarah Pope
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Seedling Sampler

Knitting
June 2009
Light Fingering / 3 ply ?
28 stitches = 4 inches in Stocking Stitch
470 - 1290 yards (430 - 1180 m)
Scarf, Stole, Shawl, or Cowl
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This easy but glamorous lace accessory can be knit as a scarf, stole, shawl, or cowl using either lace or fingering weight yarn. All versions are spangled with beads.

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate (lace, beads, kitchener stitch, provisional cast on)

GAUGE
Approximate, after blocking
Lace: 28 sts = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch
Fingering: 23 sts = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch
Gauge is not crucial for this pattern but it will affect finished measurements. In addition, the finished object will be very stretchy and malleable to blocking.

FOR SCARF STOLE, SHAWL
YARN
Lace: 470 880, 1290 yards/430 805, 1180 meters OR
Fingering: 350 650, 950 yards/320 595,870 meters Scarf shown in Malabrigo Lace, colorway Glazed Carrot

NEEDLES
Lace: US #3/3.25mm OR
Fingering: US #5/3.75mm OR
Size you need to get gauge

NOTIONS
Collapsible eye beading needle, stitch markers, stitch holder, tapestry needle, blocking wires or pins

BEADS
Size 8 seed beads in the following quantities - be sure to buy extra in case some break or roll away.
Lace: 352 700, 1048
Fingering: 262 520, 778

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Approximate, after blocking
Sizes: scarf stole, shawl
Lace: width = 8 15, 22”/20 38, 56 cm; length = 64”/163 cm
Fingering: width = 9.5 18, 26”/24 46, 66 cm; length = 64”/163 cm
Note that the finished object will be very stretchy and malleable to blocking.

FOR COWL
YARN
Lace: 595 yards/545 meters OR
Fingering: 400 yards/365 meters
Shown in Hazel Knits Entice, colorway Frost

NEEDLES
Lace: US #3/3.25mm OR
Fingering: US #5/3.75mm OR
Size you need to get gauge

NOTIONS
Collapsible eye beading needle, stitch markers, spare needle of equal or smaller size, tapestry needle, blocking wires or pins

BEADS
Size 8 seed beads in the following quantities - be sure to buy extra in case some break or roll away.
Lace: 251
Fingering: 176

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Approximate, after blocking
Lace: width = 8”/20 cm; circumference = 47”/120 cm
Fingering: width = 9.5”/24 cm; circumference = 47”/120 cm
Note that the finished object will be very stretchy and malleable when blocking.