Caraid by Pauliina Karru
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Caraid

Knitting
December 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Lace Pattern A
US 4 - 3.5 mm
875 yards (800 m)
one size
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This beautiful lace wrap was inspired by the Scottish landscape. The heather-covered moors, rolling hills and meandering footpaths. The gentle, soft air and open skies. The pretty lace patterns in the shawl hold the memories of the views in the highlands.

Caraid was also inspired by the joy of making a new friend. It’s a shawl that is great to wrap around yourself, or a friend, when you need to add a layer of warmth. Like a hug from a friend.


Materials:

  • Yarn: 2 skeins of Tuskenknits Fife (100% superwash merino; 400 m / 438 y per 100 g) or 800 m / 876 y of fingering weight yarn
  • Needles: 3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge

The sample was knit using Tuskenknits Fife in Doune.

Gauge:
24 sts x 28 rows = 10 cm x 10 cm / 4” x 4” in Lace Pattern A after blocking.

Size:
One size
Length: 180 cm / 70”
Depth: 44 cm / 17”