Wassailing Stole by Courtney Spainhower

Wassailing Stole

September 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Diamond patt.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1200 yards (1097 m)
20" wide and 56½" long.
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The Wassailing Stole is worked back and forth, with knitted-on fringe at each short end. Simple cables, a mix of knit-and-purl texture, and a few fun bobbles combine into a piece that is fun to knit without being fussy.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 20” wide and 56½“ long.

Yarn The Plucky Knitter Primo DK (75% superwash Merino, 20% cashmere, 5% nylon; 200 yd 183 m/3½ oz 100 g): Aunt Ivy, 6 skeins.

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); waste yarn for provisional CO; size 7 crochet hook; tapestry needle.

Gauge 19 sts and 30 rows = 4” in Garter Diamond patt.

For techniques you don’t know, please visit our online knitting glossary at www.interweave.com/interweave-knitting-glossary.


  • This stole is worked flat from one short end to the other with knitted-on fringe edges.
  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

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