Will O' The Wisp by Melissa Kemmerer

Will O' The Wisp

by Melissa Kemmerer
Knitting
February 2020
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Lace
= Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Lace Motif
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
550 - 1200 yards (503 - 1097 m)
Customizable to fit any size
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“The supernatural world has always been more real to me than the real world.”
-Anne Rice

This pattern can be found in issue six of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print through our website and select local yarn shops, or as a digital download through Ravelry (click the e-book link above).

Sizes: Customizable from teen to adult.
Shown in 17”/ 42.5cm (A) x 24”/ 61cm (B). #sizeinclusive

Needles: US 5/ 3.75mm or size to obtain gauge for lace section, and US 4/ 3.5mm or 1 size smaller than gauge needle in at least 40”/ 100cm circular, and spare DPN 3 sizes larger than lace gauge needle for BO.

Gauge: 19 sts and 27 rows = 4”/ 10cm in lace pattern.

Yarn: The customizable sizes makes exact yardage requirements impossible;
17 x 24” sample used 415 yards/ 391 meters of mohair lace weight and 155 yards/ 146 meters of fingering weight.
Approximate yarn requirements:
1 100g skein of fingering weight if B is up to 48”/ 122cm.
1 50g skein of lace weight if A is up to 19.5”/ 49cm and B is up to 25”/ 63.5cm.
2 skeins of each yarn for larger measurements.

Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.

Sample knit in: Long Dog Yarn Luxe Fingering (80% superwash Merino; 10% Cashmere, 10% nylon; 387 yards/ 100g) in Scorched; and Cloud Lace (72% Mohair, 28% Silk; 459 yards/ 50g) in Fawn.