Peony by Brooke Nico

Peony

Knitting
March 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in lace motif
US 5 - 3.75 mm
220 yards (201 m)
One Size

Knitted counterpanes--squares or strips of knitting that usually are stitched together as a kitted quilt or bedspread--were popular int he early 19th century. For Peony, I started with a traditional counterpane motif and added a fifth section to create a circle rather than a square.