5 ozs Patons Beehive Fingering 2ply Patonised in white
A pair No. UK 9 Beehive needles
A No 12 crochet hook
Length excluding fringe, 60 inches; width, 19 inches
7 ½ stitches and 9 ½ rows to an inch
Cast on 119 stitches.
1st row: right side facing, k.1, *(k.2 tog., w1. fwd.) twice, k.1, wl. fwd., (k.2 tog.) twice, k.2, w1. fwd, k.2 tog., w1. fwd.; repeat from * to last stitch, k. 1
2nd row: Purl
3rd row: k.1, * (w1. fwd., k.2 tog.) twice, w1. fwd., k.2, (k.2 tog.) twice, w1. fwd., k.1, w1.fwd., k.2 tog.; repeat from *to last stitch, K. 1
4th row: Purl
These four rows form the pattern.
Continue in pattern until work measures 60 inches or required length.
Fringe: Cut remaining wool into 6 inch lengths; take 4 strands at a time, fold in half and knot through edge of knitting as shown in photograph across two short ends of stole.
Press only very lightly.
To veil or not to veil? If so, there’s length and style to ponder over, so whether you’re Renaissance or Miss June Bride,…
Read about knitted veils on my other blog.