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New Pattern - Lonicera

Lonicera 3 

Lonicera is a versatile wrap/vest. Worked in bamboo or cotton is makes a breezy summer accessory. Worked in wool or alpaca it moves just as easily into fall and winter. In an elegant silk Lonicera would look equally well for an evening out as it would over a pair of jeans for a casual lunch with friends.

Lonicera Close

Lonicera can also be worn in several ways  - with the fronts left casually open. . .

Lonicera 6

or tied together at the waist. . .

Lonicera Draped

draped over the shoulder. .

Lonicera Wrapped

or wrapped around the front. . .

Lonicera Wrapped Back

and tied at the back.

Lonicera Side
More information and photos available on Raverly.

Lonicera

*Size: S, M, L (shown in size M)
*Finished Measurements: 14.5[15.5,16.5]” across back, between armholes. 21[23, 25]” long at center back. 51[60, 69]” over all from end to end.
Gauge: 17 sts and 24 rows = 4”(10cm) in stockinette stitch, blocked
Materials: Farmhouse Yarns Bonnie’s Bamboo, 100% Bamboo, 200 yards per 3-1/2 oz skein, Color: Charcoal, 4[5, 6] skeins.

I purchased the yarn for this project from Angelfire Studios who tells me she is now shipping internationally.

Needles: 1 pair US 8 (5mm) straight or circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)
Spare US 8 (5mm) needle if using three needle bind off to join at center back. (see notes)
1 set US 6 (4mm) DPN’s (or size to obtain gauge)
Additional Materials: Cable Needle (CN), 3 Place Markers, Tapestry Needle, Stitch holders

Price: $6.00 US

*This shawl will fit a wide range of sizes. The medium size shown fits Sofie with her 33" bust as well as it does me and my 38" bust. Choose your size according to the measurement across the back. The length of the fronts is easily adjustable. Instructions for adjusting the length are given in the pattern.

This pattern has charts as well as written instructions for the stitch pattern.

A huge thanks to Teri, Mary & Melissa for test knitting!!

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Comments

This is beautiful! I especially like it wrapped at the waist!

PERFECT! I've been looking for a knitted gift for a friend who's nursing. Beautiful and I'm sure very functional. Great work.

Thats beautiful and so versatile!

I must have to have one of these in fifteen colors, right now.

Stunning! Love versatile classy knits like this - hurrah for your designs! :D

This is really different and lovely. I like it!

Lovely :)
I like the many possibilities of combinations :) !

I love that, it's so pretty.

It's just gorgeous! :-)

Ooh Kirsten, beautiful as usual!

(Model and knitwear)

Wow! I love all the options for wearing this pattern!

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