Wispy Veil in Hiawatha Lace ~ Vintage Free Knitting Pattern
A Wisp of Lace ~ Fragile Sorcery
Hiawatha Lace was a vintage 100% rayon yarn, thin with a slubbed finish. The wispy appearance of course depends upon using a fine, uneven silk, linen or cotton.
Hiawatha Metallic Art thread may be easily substituted or omitted.
Hiawatha Lace Yarn Art 72, 2 Spools
Hiawatha Metallic Thread Art 95, 1 Tube
1 Pair Knitting Needles UK 10/US 3/Metric 3.25mm
Steel Crochet Hook Old UK Steel 5/US 9/Metric 1.4mm
Gauge 5 stitches = 1 inch
Starting at narrow end, cast on 80 stitches very loosely. Work garter stitch (Knit each row) always slipping first stitch on each row, until piece is about 48″ long. Bind off very loosely. Pin out and block to measure 16″ x 50″
Use double strand (one strand of lace yarn and one strand of metallic thread worked together).
Sc in corner *ch 3, sc in top of last sc picot made sc in each of next 3 sts. Repeat from * around, join and end off.
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King Cole Cosmos 100% Acrylic (3.25mm needles). Shown in Galactica.