Lace Braid Table Runner by Kerry Cogan Brown

Lace Braid Table Runner

February 2021
yarn held together
+ Fingering
= DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette (blocked)
US 7 - 4.5 mm
500 - 540 yards (457 - 494 m)
One Size
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

The table is the start of so many good things--good food, great conversation, and a sense of community. As a cornerstone for relationships, a table can be a symbol for all the many things that link us together, and what better way to represent that than with a knit table runner. This simple table runner looks elegant and can be made at any length depending on the amount of yarn you have!

Yarn: Fingering Weight Yarn. Fingering weight yarn is held double to produce a DK weight. Any fingering or DK weight yarn, at any price point, can be substituted so long as gauge is met.
Sample Yarn: KnitPicks Lindy Chain (180 yd. / 50 g per ball) – 3 balls (for a total of 540 yds. / 150 g)
Colorway: Serrano

Needles: Size US 7 (4.5mm)
Notions: 4 stitch markers and a tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Unblocked Gauge: 18 stitches by 24 rows = 4 square inches
Blocked Gauge: 17 stitches by 27 rows = 4 square inches

Blocked Dimensions: Width by Length - 12” by 32.25” (30.5 cm by 82 cm)

A Note About Sizing: This pattern is easy to size up or down depending on your table size, the amount of yarn you have, and your personal preferences. If you want to make the table runner wider or narrower, simply add or subtract stitches to your cast-on. The lace edges of the table runner are a fixed number of stitches, but adding or subtracting stitches to the cast-on will change the number of stitches in the center stockinette panel. Additionally, it is easy to make the table runner longer or shorter by adding or subtracting one or more pattern repeat. However, making any adjustments to width or length will alter the amount of yarn that you will need for the pattern.

Techniques Used: knitting, purling, simple lace