Fuerte by Gretha Mensen


February 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in cable & lace pattern, blocked.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
295 - 383 yards (270 - 350 m)
64 cm circumference x 44 cm height - size is adjustable
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Vacation, a time to slow down and enjoy the simplicity of life.
Inspired by the sea, the waves, the wind and nature.

Pattern includes full written instructions and chart(s).

Many thanks to my wonderful testers.

2 skeins Malabrigo Silky Merino (51% Silk-49% Merino Wool, 50 gr-137m/150yds). Sample shown in color Cape Cod Gray, 2 skeins.

Most testers used more. Consider purchasing a 3rd skein if your gauge is off.

Or any DK weight, wool yarn, approx. 270-350 m.

US 5 (3.75 mm) 24” (60 cm) circular needle or size to obtain gauge.

Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle.

23 sts x 32 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in cable & lace pattern, blocked.

Finished dimensions
Approx 25.2” (64 cm) circumference, x 17.3“ (44 cm) height.
Blocking is crucial to get final dimensions. Blocking info and pictures are provided in the pattern.

Size is adjustable, see pattern.