Basketweave Stole // Design By Tabetha Hedrick
Easy basketweave ribbing accentuates the rich tonal colours, making a project that is decadent in its ease and comfort. With two different yarn weight options, knitters of every style can knit this stole for perfect year-round wear.
yarn: Bulky Option - 5 skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Soft, one each in Black Plum (Colour 1), Shiraz (Colour 2), Molasses (Colour 3), Sticky Toffee (Colour 4), and Auburn (Colour 5) (109 yds / 100 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon)
Fingering Option - 5 mini skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock in Rustle (1 set of Party of Five, ~525 yd / 480 m per bag; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon)
needles: Bulky Option - Size 11 US / 8 mm needles
Fingering Option - Size 7 US / 4.5 mm needles
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
gauge: Bulky Option - 10 sts and 20 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Lief Rib, after blocking
Fingering Option - 21 sts and 32 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Lief Rib, after blocking
Note that gauge is not crucial, but will affect required yardage and finished size.
finished measurements: Bulky Option - 25 _" / 64 cm x 42" / 106.5 cm
Fingering Option - 15" / 38 cm x 45" x 116 cm long
Pattern includes a 4-page PDF (both written and charted)