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laurelhurst 2
Laurelhurst by Star Athena
Knitting
me
Needle and yarn
US 00 - 1.75 mm
Lana Grossa Meilenweit 100 Cotton Stretch
Green
Lana Grossa Meilenweit 100 Cotton Stretch
Brown
Notes

My Laurelhurst variation, with horizontally-striped heel.

Although is is quite a simple pattern, I set it up in KnitCompanion (iOS) so I could easily keep track of the different sections. It really made the lace pattern a breeze, too, since I never had to figure out where I was!

I picked up a good tip from klohrenz:
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/klohrenz/laurelhurst

To prevent the slipped column from being too tight:

“add a YO after each stitch that will be slipped on the next row, then drop it on that next row”

That gives your slipped stitch the height it needs to span the two rows of the other color.

Leg: 12 CC stripes
Heel -- 2-row horizontal stripes, 34 rows.
After turning, cut yarn and start fresh at the side. Pick up a stitch from every other row of heel flap (I got 19 each side)

gusset -- four rounds plain, then dec EOR

22 CC stripes, then toe

The yarn was a gift from http://www.ravelry.com/projects/aravis83 :)

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May 29 2012
July 6 2012
 
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Meilenweit 100 Cotton Stretch
by Lana Grossa
Light Fingering / 3 ply
41% Cotton, 39% Wool, 13% Nylon, 7% Other
503 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: May 31, 2012
  • Updated: July 6, 2012