Lapis Cuff by Cassie Castillo

Lapis Cuff

July 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
50 - 60 yards (46 - 55 m)
3” wide and 7 (7 ½)” long; 6 ½ (7)” when buttoned
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Worked in a beaded eyelet and cable pattern, Lapis Cuff is an elegant accessory perfect for using up leftover fingering weight yarn. If you want to try incorporating beads into your knitting but find a beaded shawl too daunting, this project would be a great way to try it out. Stitch pattern is charted.

Other Materials Needed:
Cable needle
Size 12/1.00mm crochet hook
100-120 size 6/0 beads
Tapestry needle to weave in ends
Three ½” buttons

Skills Needed:
ability to read a chart
placing beads onto stitches with a small crochet hook

Designer note: I am a loose knitter, so please check your gauge before beginning this project. It may be necessary to go up 1 or 2 needle sizes.