Wendell Holmes by Corrina Ferguson

Wendell Holmes

October 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Blocked stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
3.25 mm (D)
420 yards (384 m)
One size - 54" wide and 18" deep
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This pattern is on sale for 47% off with the birthday coupon code “47” until July 17th. On July 18th this pattern will go into the vault and be unavailable until the formatting is updated.

The 4th Sonnet is named for Oliver Wendell Holmes and his lovely poem about autumn flowers - The Golden Flower.

Worked up in supremely soft Green Sheep Fingering from The Unique Sheep in a golden color perfect for the poem…

When spring is but a spendthrift’s dream,
And summer’s wealth a wasted dower,
Nor dews nor sunshine may redeem,--
Then autumn coins his Golden Flower.

This shawlette is worked top down and is offered with charted directions. A 2-row crochet bind-off edges the lovely petal lace at the bottom of the shawlette.

The twisted stitches in the body shawl wave down to form the stems of the flowers.