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Wrap yourself up
in a garden with Sivia Harding's Hanging Garden Stole. An ethereal
delight, this intricately patterned rectangular lace stole features beaded cast
on and bind off edges. Recommended beads are size 6/0 glass seed beads, or even
better, a novelty bead such as the wavy leaf drop beads shown, daggers, drops,
or Japanese megatama beads.
Yarn: Lace weight yarn, 1200 yards.
Sample used Lorna’s Laces Helen’s Lace (50% silk, 50% wool, 4 oz/ 1250 yds) in
Cedar, 1 skein
Measurements: 22” wide x 80" long after blocking
Gauge: 20 stitches = 4” over lace pattern
Needles: US 3 (3.25 mm) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
Beads: Seed Beads, size 8/0 or 6/0 or wavy leaf drop beads as shown
Materials: Stitch markers, Tapestry needle and Pins or blocking wires for