Knitting, project 256. Completed 7/3/2010
CD Cooper, CDC Designs
Based on the Garter Lace Faggoting pattern adapted from Iris Schreier’s Reversible Knits
About 4″ tall and 6″ wide before blocking. Blocked to 7-inch square. This swatch used 4 g / 23.6 yds of yarn.
Yarn: 4 g / 23.6 yds
1 ball, 236 yards: Alchemy Yarns Silken Straw (100% silk). Sport weight yarn, 6 sts per inch on US 4 needles. 40 g / 1.41 oz, 236 yds per ball. Color 53C: Forest Waltz.
Knitting Needles: US Size I-9 (5.5 mm) straight needles.
GAUGE: Not important. See Size notes.
Trying out a beautiful new hand-dyed yarn in knitting.
Blocking this yarn is a must. For ease when working, keep the yarn in a plastic zip-top bag and thread the working end through a snipped corner of the bag.