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Scribble Lace

Sewing thread takes on an exotic new dimension.
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Description
Canadian designer Debbie New began with the idea of using radically different yarn weights to achieve a transparent lacy look with a simple stitch. She calls the product scribble lace because it produces attractive wandering scribbly lines.
Details
Finished Size: 39 (42, 45, 48, 52)" (99 [106.5, 114.5, 122, 132] cm) bust/chest circumference - recommended for bust size 32 (35, 38, 41, 44)" (81.5 [89, 96.5, 104, 112] cm); 5 3/4 (6 1/2, 7 1/2, 8 1/4, 9)" (14.5 [16.5, 19, 21, 23] cm) upper sleeve width. Sweater shown measures 42" (106.5 cm). The body and sleeves are fitted. In choosing a size consider upper sleeve width as well as underarm circumference.
Yarn: Jaeger Persia (82% Merino, 18% polyamid; 109 yd [100 m]/50 g): 7 (8, 9, 10, 10) balls. Shown in #505 flannel and #503 burgundy. Small spool of matching all-purpose sewing thread.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 16 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st with yarn.
Needles: Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32" (80-cm) circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Size G/6 (4.25 mm) crochet hook; markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; four 3/4" (2-cm) buttons.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Summer 2001

SKU: EP1813

Author/Speaker/Editor: Debbie New

Format: eProject