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Gothic Spires

Gothic Spires is now available for purchase as a download, for $4.00 either on Ravelry, or directly through the blog by clicking the buy now button.

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Knit in two pieces and grafted at the back of the neck or knit all in one, this scarf was inspired by the majestic arches, elongated columns, and towering spires that characterize Gothic architecture. This piece can help lend a touch more elegance to just about any day or night.

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Yarn: 450 yards (411m) of Dream in Color Smooshy or another light fingering weight yarn

Needles: 1 set of US size 4 (3.5mm) straight needles, though circulars could be used as well

Notions: tapestry or yarn needle; waste yarn or spare knitting needle

Gauge: 7sts/inch; 9.5 rows/inch on US size 4s, flat, in stockinette stitch

Size: 7″(18cm)x 98″(249cm)

Skills Used:
cable cast on
binding off or grafting
knitting and purling
k2tog
sl1-k2tog-psso
ssk
yarn over
weaving in ends
blocking lace

This pattern includes both charts and written directions.

 

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