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Sidere

Knitting
February 2015
Lace ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
650 yards (594 m)
Length of top, straight edge: 78”/ 198 cm; Height at thickest part of center: 18.5”/ 47 cm
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Want to get your yarn and pattern at the same time? Sidere is available as a kit from Luna Grey Fiber Arts!

Sidere (Latin for starlight) is a lightweight asymmetrical shawl worked up in the lovely Starbright yarn from Luna Grey Fiber Arts. Knit from the top down beginning with just a few stitches, Sidere’s crescent shape is created with increases placed in every row and its asymmetry is the result of short rows worked in Stockinette stitch between bands of a very simple textured stitch pattern. The stitch pattern gives this airy piece a great deal of surface texture that resembles sparkling stars converging on one end of the shawl, and a picot bind off echoes the same texture at the edge. Sidere is a romantic piece that works equally well as a shawl or as a unique scarf.

Specific Yarn Requirements:
Luna Grey Fiber Arts Starbright (55% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester, 45% Silk; 656 yds/ 600 m per 100g); 1 skein in Radiant Orchid
Or, 650 yds/ 594 m of a heavy laceweight yarn

Needles:
US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needles, at least 32”/ 80 cm long, or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge:
20 sts & 32 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in Stockinette stitch
20 sts & 40 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in Starlight pattern

Technical editing by Tana Pageler.

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