Tulips From Amsterdam by Claire Slade

Tulips From Amsterdam

March 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
630 yards (576 m)
one size
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Tulips from Amsterdam is knit in one piece from the bottom up, it is shaped with simple short rows and finished with an optional icord bind off. The tulips are achieved with the clever use of slipped stitches, which means that you will be only working with one yarn at a time.

This is not a difficult pattern, the main skill required is concentration, the pattern includes comprehensive notes on all of the techniques used.


380yds / 347m main colour
250yds / 229m contrast colour
3.5mm / US4 long circular needle
2 stitch markers
cable needle


18 stitches x 35 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch, lightly blocked

Finished measurements:

13” deep x 55” wide (33cm x 140cm)

The sample is knit in Eden Cottage Yarns Titus in plum (main colour) and Eden Cottage Yarns BFL Sock in fresh leaves (contrast colour)