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Wharfe

Born & Bred
Ann Kingstone's Ravelry Store
Knitting
November 2012
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches in Stocking stitch/stockinette
7.0 mm
180 yards (165 m)
One size fits 12-18 inch leg circumference
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The Wharfe wellytoppers are part of the Born & Bred collection, a book made in partnership with baa ram ewe, the awesome Yorkshire yarn shop taking Yorkshire wool to the world! The book is available in print from baa ram ewe.

The Pattern

Full line by line written instructions are included, with a supplementary chart for the cuff.

Choose needles for your preferred method of small diameter circular knitting (the sleeves), and for flat knitting with short rows.

The pattern is available in both A4 and Letter size formats, and all instructions include both US and UK knitting terminology.

Technical editor Karen Butler
Photos by Verity Britton

History

The braid on which the cable pattern is based was a common decoration in ancient mosaic pavements, including the beautiful floors in the Roman villa at Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire.