Orenburg lace has no wrong side, and its unique construction is a terrific introduction to lace knitting, or an entertaining skill renewal for old pros.
Width after blocking: 9 ½” / 24 cm
Length after blocking: 68” / 172.5 cm
Yarn: 3 skeins Hollyhock Hollow Pygora Grey Blend (185 yds / 169 m per ¾ oz / 21 g skein; 75% Pygora, 25% Merino Wool)in Natural Color
Alternative yarns: approximately 600 yards of any lofty lace weight yarn, i.e., cashmere, kid mohair, qiviut blend
Needles & Notions: Size 1 US / 2.25 mm knitting needles
Small stitch holder or large safety pin, stitch markers (2 different colors), tapestry needle, nylon cord, T-pins for traditional blocking method (optional)
Gauge: 24 sts and 48 rows = 4” / 10 cm in garter stitch
Construction Notes: Garter stitch lace. Edging knitted on at end. Charts only.