Skep by Bristol Ivy

Skep

Knitting
July 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in double garter stitch, after vigorous lace blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
520 - 720 yards (475 - 658 m)
70” (178 cm) wingspan by 25” (63.5 cm) depth
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Named after the traditional basket used in beekeeping, Skep plays with dramatically curving lace and unusual increase placement on a background of lush double garter stitch.

Finished Measurements
70” (178 cm) wingspan by 25” (63.5 cm) depth

Yarn
Handspun Sportweight Cashgora by Cashmere People (100% hand-dyed, hand-spun cashgora goat; between 260-359 yds (240-331 m)/100g)
2 skeins in Sanguine (warm) or Borscht (cool)

Needles
24-40” (60-100 cm) circular needle
Suggested size: US 7 (4.5 mm)

Gauge
12 sts and 40 rows = 4” (10 cm) in double garter stitch, after vigorous lace blocking