Yarn: Sugar Apple Creations* Cashmerino (undyed), 60% Cashmere/40% Merino Wool
Needles: US 4 (3.5 mm)
Gauge: 25 sts = 4″
Stitch Count Repeat: Multiple of 12 sts
Book: Charted Knitting Designs: A Third Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Difficult Techniques, if any:
- The increases in this pattern are not your ususal k1fb or m1 – make sure you read the notes section in the written instructions before you begin.
- Although Barbara Walker charts the design, the symbols do not distinguish between k3tog and [sl1, k2tog, psso] — you’ll have to check the written instructions on those rows.
- You will end up with less sts in Row 10. It is also possible to do end the repeats on Row 12 if you need to.
Knit by: Anne
Comments: The reverse (WS) also has a very attractive pattern. There is some minor scalloping on the bind-off edge. I found that following the chart is much easier when doing this pattern, provided that you keep a key of all the symbols handy, in addition to marking which rows are k3tog and which ones are [sl1, k2tog, psso]. I loaded full size images onto Flickr, so to get a close-up view, go here for the right side and here for the wrong side.
* The yarn I used is one that my wholesale provider gets directly from a manufacturer in very limited amounts. To my knowledge, it isn’t sold under any major brand names and is not widely distributed. It is a light sport weight yarn.