rose quartz by ash alberg

rose quartz

Knitting
February 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in over main body, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
800 yards (732 m)
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this pattern is part of the second volume of everyday magic and can be purchased either individually or as part of the 3-pattern collection. e-book purchases include all 3 patterns and a pdf zine including diy tutorial for gem essences and tinctures and a tincture ritual. if you do not want all patterns but do want the zine, it can be purchased separately here.

rose quartz combines the cleansing properties of quartz with some deep heart healing. it’s the perfect stone to keep stored all over your home - tuck it into corners, place a large piece in your bedroom, make a gem essence to add to tinctures and other potions, and carry a special one in your pocket for moments when you need to remember the integral role of your heartbeat.

shawl pin photographed is JUL designs’ gesture penannular brooch.

needles: US 5 (3.75mm) 32” (80cm) circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge

yarn: 800 yards (732 metres), 200g of fingering weight yarn
sample shown in hedgehog fibres’ skinny singles (100% merino, 400 yards 366 metres, 100g) x 2 skeins in dusk

notions: tapestry needle, 96 beads (optional - sample uses rose quartz chipstone which vary in size up to 0.5” 1cm)

gauge: 24 stitches x 36 rows = 4” (10cm), over main body, blocked