yarrow by ash alberg


October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in over stockinette, worked in the round, blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
130 yards (119 m)
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this pattern is part of the inaugural volume of everyday magic and can be purchased either individually or as part of the 3-pattern collection. e-book purchases include all 3 patterns and a pdf zine including a diy tutorial for incense sticks and a bathing ritual. if you do not want all patterns but do want the zine, it can be purchased separately here.

yarrow is a member of the sunflower family, and its healing properties include aiding in digestion, lessening swelling, and aiding in the healing of wounds. yarrow can be applied topically or taken internally, and is safe to combine with other herbs. it grows abundantly in the northern hemisphere and has traditional uses among many communities and cultures. sprinkle flowers in a hot bath to reduce cramps and sore muscles.

needles: US 6 (4mm) dpns, or size needed to obtain gauge

yarn: 130 yards (118 metres), 56g of worsted weight yarn
sample shown in julie asselin’s nurtured (100% wool, 130 yards 118 metres, 56g) x 1 skein in irma

notions: tapestry needle, stitch marker

gauge: 18 stitches x 24 rows = 4” (10cm), over stockinette, worked in the round, blocked