Skimming stones by Susan Ashcroft

Skimming stones

March 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 7 - 4.5 mm
400 - 500 yards (366 - 457 m)
adjustable to suit your size preference and available yarn.
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pattern thread in stitchnerds group

Garter stitch and a rippled stitch that reminds me of the patterns skimming stones make
(my Poppa taught me how to skim stones and had great style, so this is a little tribute to him).

Apparently many people say “skipping stones” but I learned it as “skimming” and when I asked my husband it’s what he says too - maybe it’s a Northern English thing (we’re both originally from the North). ☻

I love the way the textures play with the shades of malabrigo. ♥

Zipknit construction.

Instructions include written version and chart.

Note - I forgot to specifically mention it in the pattern, but you’ll need 2 markers.

Many thanks to the testers: