Softly Spoken by Janina Kallio

Softly Spoken

by Janina Kallio
February 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
680 yards (622 m)
One size
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Softly Spoken is a beautiful rectangle lace wrap inspired by northern skies and changing seasons.

Segments of smoothly shifting gradient shades reminisce the vivid colours of Nordic winter skies - nature’s very own gradients shifting from pale pink to blue-purple hues, while the lightweight and airy lace pattern softly whispers sweet promises of upcoming Spring.

Gradient set (5 shades) and one solid colour in fingering weight yarn.

Shown in SnailYarn Merino Single in colourways Mulberry (gradient set) and Cloud (solid colour).

Gradient set: 5 shades of fingering weight yarn, 20 g per shade (total of 366 m / 400 yds)

Solid colour: 256 m / 280 yds

Size 4 mm / US 6 needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain pattern gauge.

Gauge affects finished size and the amount of yarn needed.

FINISHED SIZE After blocking
54 x 168 cm / 21 x 66 inches

k: knit
p: purl
ssk: slip, slip, knit
sl2k1psso: slip 2 stitches knitwise, knit 1, pass the slipped stitches over
yo: yarn over
k2tog: knit two stitches together

Picot bind off
Provisional cast on (not explained in the pattern)

Provisional cast on method is not explained in the pattern, but you can find countless video tutorials for it on YouTube.

All instructions are in fully written format and do not include charts. Blocking instructions and a schematic is also provided.


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