Wavy Feather Lace Stole by Helen Jacobs-Grant

Wavy Feather Lace Stole

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Loom Knitting
November 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
unimportant
any size knitting loom with multiples of 12 (+ 6) pegs
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This design is based around a basic ‘feather and fan’ chevron type stitch pattern and instructions given are the same as for needle knitting but without purl stitch rows which would be every other row. This is designed to give a beautiful wavy ripple effect to your finished project as the knitted fabric pulls in on itself and creates a deep wavy edge at each end. Variegated yarns work very well for this stitch work and show off the lacy ripple effect beautifully. For the striped ripple effect shown in the photographs, work the four rows of the pattern using a plain contrasting and a variegated yarn, four rows of each colour until your garment is the desired length.

The stitch pattern itself is worked over 12 stitches so going up in multiples of 12 will be fine if you want this to be a larger baby blanket or an afghan size, just be sure to add three stitches at each end as this gives a neat border edge and stops the piece from curling in on itself along the entire length of your project.

Loom and Yarn :
1/2 inch regular gauge loom minimum of :
24+6 pegs for a scarf
36+6 or 48+6 for a shawl or wrap
bulky, chunky, boucle or aran weight yarn - use one strand
DK or worsted weight - use two strands as one or for an even more lacy effect - use one strand

Knifty Knitter larger gauge looms minimum of :
12+6 or 24+6 pegs for a scarf
36+6 or 48+6 for a shawl or wrap
bulky, chunky, or boucle - use one strand
aran, DK or worsted weight - use two strands as one

1/4 inch fine gauge loom minimum of :
48+6 or 60+6 pegs for a scarf
72+6, 84+6 or 96+6 for a shawl or wrap
sock yarn, 4ply, DK or worsted - use one strand
even more lacy effect you can use lace weight in 3ply or 2ply

(2 x 100g of my own hand dyed bluefaced leicester aran weight pure wool yarn was used in the example shown)

you will also need your loom hook and a sewing needle to weave in any ends