Gardens of Giverny Stole by Alina Appasova

Gardens of Giverny Stole

December 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
4.75 stitches = 1 inch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
440 - 880 yards (402 - 805 m)
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Gardens of Giverny Stole is rectangular version of Gardens of Giverny shawl.

Gardens of Giverny stole and shawl were inspired by paintings of Claude Monet. He fell in love with Giverny while looking out of a train window. He bought a house and land and set out to create the magnificent gardens he wanted to paint. Some of his most famous paintings were of his gardens in Giverny. This stole is like his paintings — balanced brightly colored lace patches surrounded by simple garter frames.

Stole worked from one end to another in garter stitch with short row(no warps) sections of simple lace in-between. Size is completely customizable, it can be big stole or narrow scarf.

Pattern available in two formats: compact (3 pages) and large print (5 pages) - instructions in larger print format ( this version is better for those who uses portable devices like tablets and e-readers; also for those knitters who have difficulties reading small font on paper)

Exact gauge is not important for this project, however reversed gauge — each lace segment measures 2.75” x1.25” after blocking. Malabrigo Sock is superwash merino, which grows significantly while wet.

Sample stole — 67”x23”(blocked)

Border(MC): Malabrigo Sock in Lettuce, approx. 233yds
Lace(CC): Malabrigo Sock in Diana, approx. 440 yds

ERRATA: Main pattern, Row 2(WS): k5, p12, p2tog, k3 4 times, k2 (71 Sts)

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Pattern cannot be used as a teaching material.

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