String of Purls

String of Pearls

Yarn: Cascade 220
Wraps Per Inch: 9 wpi
Needles: US 8s/5.00 mm
Gauge: 5sts=1″
Pattern: String of Purls
Stitch Count Repeat: Multiple of 12 sts
Book: A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 91
Comments, if any: This is a “Turning” pattern and some sts are slipped. While Walker does not indicate how to slip the sts, the work looked much better when I slipped them knitwise.

Knit by: Victoria Jicha

3 Responses to “String of Purls”

  1. sappho Says:

    striking swatch! don’t think I’ll ever use this pattern, but your choice of colors is great!

  2. Christine Guest Says:

    One repeat would make a cool border.

    The colors definitely are cool.

    -Christine

  3. spunknit Says:

    This is a fun pattern and would be great for a child’s sweater or hat.


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