Goddess Knitters

08 September 2013

...Down The Aisle...

One year ago we were celebrating the marriage of our youngest daughter Kate to Chris.  It was a beautiful day and a wonderful ceremony.


the bride and her grandfather


down the aisle 


    When our daughter Kate became engaged, she asked if I would design something for her bridesmaids.   She wanted something lacy, with beads, in different colors to compliment each bridesmaid and their likes and coloring.  Down The Aisle was born! 
Down The Aisle is knit flat, attaching beads or pearls as you go.  The piece is then blocked and finally grafted together using the Kitchener stitch.


Yarn:

470 yards fingering weight

Suggested yarns:

Blue Moon Fiber Arts Marine Silk Fingering
Kollage Yarns Sock-a-licious
Sweet Georgia Yarns Merino Silk Fine
Indigodragonfly Merino Silk 4 Ply Sock

Supplies:

US 4/3.5 mm 24 inch circular
(or needles to obtain gauge)
86 6/0 seed beads
waste yarn
yarn needle

Gauge (after blocking):
23 stitches/4 inches in Down the Aisle Lace.
Finished Measurements:
Circumference:  approximately 54 inches
Length:  approximately 9.5 inches

~ enjoy! ~



  
 It’s the perfect accessory whether you need something casual or fancy.  It is an excellent bridesmaids gift and the perfect way to remember an extra special day!
Happy Anniversary, Kate and Chris!



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