Arctic Lace: Knitting Projects and Stories Inspired by by Donna Druchunas

By Donna Druchunas

Qiviut, or musk ox down, is a world-class fiber--luxurious, hot, and light-weight. those that event it turn into obsessed. Qiviut makes ideal hand-knitted lace, as established via the Alaskan artisans of Oomingmak Musk Ox manufacturers' Co-op. This e-book offers how-tos for knitting and designing lace, tasks suited for new in addition to skilled lace knitters, yarn assets, and accomplished cultural history.

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Purl 2 rows, then work in k2, p2 rib for 5 rows. Purl 2 rows, knit 1 row, then purl 1 more row. Bind off loosely. { 51 } * measurements do not include button bands yoke { X - L A RG E } With MC and largest needle, cast on 46 sts. ROW 1 (RS): k1, yo, k1, place marker, yo, k8, yo, k1, place marker, yo, k24, yo, k1, place marker, yo, k8, yo, k1 place marker, yo, k1—54 sts. ROW 2 AND ALL WS ROWS: Purl. ROW 3: KFB, [knit to 1 st before marker, yo, k1, sl marker, yo] 4 times, knit to last st, KFB—64 sts.

ROW 28 (WS): p27, place next 34 sts for first sleeve on scrap yarn, p52, place next 34 sts for second sleeve on scrap yarn, p27—106 sts on needle. ROW 33: k8, SSK, k2tog, k58, SSK, k2tog, k8—78 sts. 5mm) needle and CC, knit. ROW 29: k51, SSK, k2tog, k51—104 sts. ROW 36 (WS): Knit. ROW 31: k12, SSK, k2tog, k72, SSK, k2tog, k12—100 sts. Purl 2 rows, then work in k2, p2 rib for 5 rows. Purl 2 rows, knit 1 row, then purl 1 more row. Bind off loosely. ROW 33: k11, SSK, k2tog, k33, SSK, k2tog, k33, SSK, yoke { X - L A RG E k2tog, k11—94 sts.

Place a marker at the center of the split, and place 3 additional markers evenly spaced along right front edge, for buttonholes. p2, k1. ROW 1 (WS): Knit. ROWS 8 AND 10: k1, *p2, k2, p2, k3; rep from *, end p2, ROW 2 (RS): Purl, working p3tog at center marker. k1. ROW 3: Knit. ROW 12: k1, *p2, k1, yo, k1, p2, k1, drop the next st down ROW 4: Knit, working k3tog at center marker and yo, k2tog at each buttonhole marker. to the yo, k1; rep from *, end p2, k1. Rep Rows 1–12. Purl 2 rows, knit 1 row, then purl 1 more row.

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