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Justyna Lorkowska of Lete's Knits
shares her inspiration for her Seiklus
me take you on a trip around the world. All you need is a comfortable
armchair to sit in, some time, knitting needles and a skein of wonderful
yarn. We have already visited many countries around the world and this time
I’m taking you to gorgeous Estonia - a country of fabulous lace. So take
your needles in your hands and get ready to set off on a wonderful one-skein
Seiklus is an Estonian word for “adventure.”
The lace section is both charted and written.
One size. Height: 52.5 cm / 21”. Length along neck edge: 152.5 cm / 61”.
Yarn 1 skein of Colour
Adventures 50/50 Fingering - 50% Merino, 50% Silk: 378y /115g. Sample shown
in colorway Raven.
Since this yarn is now discontinued, Colour Adventures
Cloud Sock is an appropriate substitute.
Needles US #7 / 4.5 mm,
circular needle 60 cm / 24” long, or appropriate size to get gauge.
Notions tapestry needle for
weaving, blocking pins.
Gauge 15 sts x 29 rows in 10 cm
/ 4” in Garter st worked flat with needle US #7 / 4.5 mm.
The gauge isn’t crucial on this project, but
differences will affect the finished size as well as the required yardage.