Merry Dancers by Heather Pfeifer

Merry Dancers

Knitting
October 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch, unblocked, in the round
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 876 yards (732 - 801 m)
51" diameter
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Drape yourself in curtains of stars and the dancing Northern Lights, known in Shetland as “Mirry Dancers.” A circular shawl featuring traditional motifs, modern construction, and optional beads.

Size
51” diameter

Yarn
Poppy Yarn and Fibre, Argento Sock, “Merry Dancers”
2 skeins (438 yds / 100g)

Needles
US 8 (5.0mm) 32” circular needle for magic loop

Gauge
20 sts x 25 rows = 4” unblocked, stocking stitch, in the round

Beads
Miyuki Japanese Seed Beads
Size: 8/0
Quantity: 208
Dental floss or crochet hook

Construction
Knit centre out, beginning with Judy’s Magic Cast On, with lace on every round. Edging is knit on to bind off all stitches, features lace on both right and wrong sides.
Beads are added using dental floss or crochet hook method.