Emily Greene

knits

CARA


MATERIALS
1,323 yards (1,210 meters) of light fingering weight wool-silk yarn
Recommended yarn is Blacker Yarns Samite Silk Blend (40% Shetland, 30% Bluefaced Leicester, 20% Ahimsa silk, 10% Gotland; 460 meters / 503 yards per 100g); sample shown in color ‘Frozen Bud’.

SUGGESTED NEEDLES
One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge
Recommended size: US 2.5 / 3.0 mm

GAUGE
21 stitches x 28 rows = 4” square in Chart A lace pattern, knit flat on 3 mm / US 2.5 needle, after blocking

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
This pattern is written in one size; finished wrap measures 23.5” / 60 cm wide and 83.5” / 212 cm long after blocking.

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate-Advanced: Skills required for this pattern include casting on, reading charts, knitting lace.

PATTERN STYLE 
The lace stitch patterns for this pattern are provide in both charted and written form.


CARA was originally published as part of Making Stories: STRIPES.
Photographs by Ricarda Schueller, courtesy of Making Stories.