Potent fermented leaf tea pairs beautifully with rose petals for a bewitching duet of exquisite dark and delicate light. One balances the other into a tantalizingly floral taste. That delicate essence is captured in this rectangular stole.
Soft, delicate, and oh-so beautiful, China Rose is a gorgeous combination of colours in Bulletproof Sock. With just a hint of shine, it is a dreamy accessory for the warmer months ahead. Subtle lace between diagonal panels of garter stitch promise enchantment from cast-on to bind-off.
This shawl came out exactly as I had envisioned – bold garter stitch stripes tempered by the center panel of addictive lace. Knitters might really enjoy the construction, working from one corner to a desired width, then working even to desired length, before finishing off in the opposite corner. It’s called a “bias-knit” and is a ton of fun to work.
20″ / 51 cm wide by 50″ / 127 cm long
2 skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Bulletproof Sock, one each in Birch (Colour A) and Strawberry Tea (Colour B), (437 yds / 400 m total; 50% superwash merino wool, 15% silk, 15% mohair, 20% nylon).
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size 5 US / 3.75 mm needles
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
19 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Garter stitch, blocked.
18 sts and 32 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in Lace Pattern, blocked.
What colour combinations can you envision? Here are some ideas for you!
You can find China Rose as an individual pattern or as part of our mini-collection, High Tea, both on our website and on Ravelry. What colour are you knitting in? Share your progress with us by using the hashtags #sweetgeorgiayarns or #highteawithsweetgeorgia.
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