- 2nd of February :: Part 1
- 9th of February :: Part 2
- 16th of February :: Part 3
- 23rd of February :: Part 4
- 2nd of March :: Part 5
- 9th of February :: Part 6
- 16th of March :: Part 7
Rák is an exploration of color and stitch patterns. A combination of basic patterns, bringing solid and openwork together. It includes a novel way of incorporating vertical stripes seamlessly into the main body of work by playing with the direction of knitting.
Rák can we worn as a shawl or used as a throw/small blanket.
Instructions are given in written abbreviated form and charts.
Skills Required/Techniques Used
Width: 72cm / 29 inches
Length: 160 cm / 64 inches
Links to all parts will appear here as they are published on the blog.
Paintbox Cotton DK
[DK / 8 ply / 11 wpi / 100% Cotton]
[125 meters – 137 yards / 50 grams]
MC: 408 Vanilla Cream, 5 skeins
CC1: 455 Peach Orange, 1 skein
CC2: 456 Vintage Pink, 1 skein
CC3: 418 Mandarin Orange, 1 skein
CC4: 428 Racing Green, 1 skein
CC5: 416 Red Wine, 1 skein
CC6: 432 Seafoam Blue, 1 skein
Total: 11 skeins, 1.375 meters / 1504 yards.
4 mm / US 6 or size to obtain gauge
22 sts / 30 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) square in stockinette stitch
24 sts / 28 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) square in lace pattern