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Picture early morning walks on the beach and looking out over
gently breaking waves through the morning haze, this is HeartStrings'
Gentle Breezes stole. A Sandrasingh.com Exclusive Pattern
Gentle Breezes is knit in one skein of my Sandrasingh.com Lace.
The ends of the stole are done in a wide lace border
reminiscent of breaking waves. Beads give a glint of sunlight off the waves. The
main lace stitch pattern gives the feel of breezes and the gentle swells of the
Fittingly, for the sample shown Heartstings chose a gently
variegated gray/blue/green yarn in a color called Ocean Breeze. But feel free to
choose yarn and bead colors to match the picture story you imagine of gentle
breezes on a morning or evening walk.
16" by 80" (40.64 cm by 203.2 cm) outer measurements after blocking
1 skein Sandrasingh.com Lace
(100% merino wool, single ply lace gauge, 950 yds/3.5 oz, shown in color Ocean
Breeze; or 850 yards in your choice of lace weight yarn)
20 stitches x 24.5 rows = 4" (10 cm) over lace patterns blocked
Size US 6 (4 mm) suggested
For Beading (optional)
952 size 8/0 (3 mm diameter) glass seed beads, approximately 25 g; shown in
Miyuki color #536 Turquoise Ceylon; needle for stringing beads
Tapestry needle for grafting and finishing ends
Blocking board; rust-proof blocking wires/pins
Written and charted
Knit, purl, yarn over, cast on, grafting, stringing beads (optional)
Overview of Construction Begins with 2
identical "Breaking Waves" border pieces knitted separately (if using beads, the
beads are strung onto the yarn before knitting each border); one border piece
continues in the main area pattern "Gentle Swells" for the body of the stole,
then is grafted to other border piece.
Breezes is available as a Pattern only and as a Kit.
Kit includes Pattern ($8)
and 1 skein Sandrasingh.com Lace ($22)
+ Shipping $4.99 = Total $34.99
Make your selection in the Drop Downs below, price will be adjusted in your
NOTE: If you order other yarns etc with this Kit you will be reimbursed any