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Lispenard

Lispenard 1
Worked in one piece and joined with buttons, Lispenared is long enough to wrap once, twice or even three times around the neck. Sofie likes to wear it long, I'm a double wrapper.

Lispenard 4

I designed Lispenard with the luxurious Acadia Yarn from The Fibre Company. This yarn is right up my alley - soft, drapey, tweedy and available in a GORGEOUS range of colors. It easily took me an hour to choose which color to use. My Lispenard has seen almost constant wear since I finished it in early January and the Acadia has held up beautifully.

Lispenard 3

I named the pattern for Lispenard Street a street in my new neighborhood. The back entrance to Pearl Paint is on quiet Lispenard Street, allowing my girls and I to shop for paints, canvases and other art supplies without fighting the chaos on Canal Street. On a somewhat related note a favorite Saturday outing for Sofie & IJK is doing what they affectionately call the "Pearl Trifecta" - hitting all three pea(u)rl stores in one day - Pearl Paint, Pearl River Mart, Purl Soho. This is easily accomplished since they are all within walking distance of one another.

Lispenard 5

Lispenard

Size: One Size Finished Measurements: 13”/33cm wide by 61”/
155cm long (unbuttoned)

Yarn: The Fibre Company Acadia, 60% Merino Wool, 20% Baby Alpaca, 20% Silk; 145 yards/132.5m per 50g skein, color: Maple, 5 skeins

Needles: US 9 (5.5mm) straight or circular needles or size to obtain gauge

Gauge: 20 sts & 25 rows = 4”/10cm in Lispenard pattern- blocked, always take the time to check gauge

Other Materials: 6 stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle, 6 - 3/4”/19mm buttons

Price: $5.00 US

Thank you to my fabulous test knitters Angela, Emma, Laura, Maria  & Monika!

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