Thistle by Mary Scott Huff
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December 2012
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in 2-strand colorwork
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
1900 - 2000 yards (1737 - 1829 m)
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Love the Flower of Scotland? We do too! Embrace your inner Highlander when you knit this luxurious stole.

Celtic knot borders and thistle flower motifs are mirrored on a delicately pale background. With hemmed edges and tassels that look like real thistles, it’s delightfully fun to knit, and even more so to wear.

Work it in a big circle on 60” needles, then cut a steek to make a 66” x 19” rectangle.

Six colors of sportweight are all you need to live out your own Celtic fantasy.

Technical Info:

Forest 551 yd (503m) Thistle 111 yd (101m)
Lavender 595 yd (544m) Olive 183 yd (167m)
Violet 364 yd (332m) Pear 111 yd (101m)

1 size 2 2.5 mm 60” (155 cm) circular
1 size 3 (3.25 mm) 60” (155 cm) circular, or size required to achieve gauge

28 sts and 30 rnds = 4” 10 cm in 2-strand colorwork