Carr by Bristol Ivy


by Bristol Ivy
October 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 39 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch on 3.5mm needles after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
801 yards (732 m)
One Size
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Drawing on what inspires her most, Bristol Ivy shares the possibilities that she finds inherent in knit fabric. Utilising exercises she uses in her life as a designer, Bristol encourages knitters to make their own rules and push their creativity by asking ‘What if?!’

Including 15 patterns for both accessories and garments, a comprehensive stitch dictionary, and in a beautiful hardback case, Knitting Outside the Box is essential reading for the adventurous knitter.

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One Size: 179 cm / 70½” wide x 43.5 cm / 17¼” deep

Yarn: Indigo Dragonfly - Chameleon Sock (4 ply / fingering weight; 63% Merino wool, 20% cashmere, 17% silk; 366 m / 400 yds per 100 g skein) Shade: Neuralgebra; 2 skeins

Gauge: 24 sts & 39 rows = 10 cm / 4” over garter stitch on 3.5 mm needles after blocking. 24 sts & 32 rows = 10 cm / 4” over lace patterns on 3.5 mm needles after blocking. Use the following Lace Repeat for your gauge swatch:
ROW 1 (RS) : K1, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog,
yo; rep from
to last st, k1.
ROW 2 (WS) : Purl.
ROW 3: K2, yo, s2kpo, yo, k1; rep
to last st, k1.
ROW 4: Purl.

Needles: 3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle, minimum 80 cm / 32” length
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 1 stitch marker, scrap yarn or stitch holder, tapestry needle, T-pins and blocking wires

Notes: Carr begins from a small number of stitches and is worked with increases at the centre and edges until depth is reached. From there, the sides are split to work individually, with decreases occurring every other row on Side A and every fourth row on Side B.

You might also find our Pattern and Yarn Specifications Guide useful when planning your project.
Please note specific yardages specified are approximations, and will vary according to gauge. Please allow additional yardage for