Lambrusque is a lacy cowl: worked seamlessly in the round and in one piece.
Lambrusque is the French word for wild vine or Virginia creeper
The lacy leaf motif is not difficult to knit and is fully charted.
height: 11″ / 29 cm
circumference: 21 ” / 54 cm
270 yards/245 meters of fingering yarn (sample shown in (Vi)laines Starlettes fing)
US #4 / 3.5 mm circular needle
1 stitch marker
1 spare or cable needle
With US #4/3.5 mm needles, in lace pattern: 25 sts x 31 rounds = 4 inches/10 cm.
You will need to move the marker to work some of the decreases. We’ve indicated it on the chart.
Please see our standard abbreviations.
3 st cable (also called 1/1/1 RRC on the chart): place the first 2 sts on hold on cable needle, hold to the front, knit the next one, return the first st on cable needle to left needle, knit the rem st on cable needle, then the st placed on left needle. OR you can use this tutorial to work cables without a cable needle: http://knotions.com/techniques/tutorial-cable-without-cable-needle/
K tbl: twisted stitch – knit st through back loop
CO 144 sts. PM and join to work in the round.
Work 8 rounds in 1×1 rib (*k1, p1*).
Work following the chart: work the 16 sts of the pattern 9 times across the round.
Work 7 rounds in 1×1 rib (*k1, p1*), and BO in rib.
Weave in ends and block.
About the designer : Christine of L’Atelier des Glénettes
Christine lives in a quiet and peaceful corner of France. She finds her inspiration in the nature (trees, flowers, birds, skies) of the surrounding country and in her two lively growing children.
She prefers to design simple, easy to wear garments and accessories, but always with a stylish touch.
You can find her other designs on Ravelry (L’Atelier des Glénettes).