ParkLife - A Pattern By Xandy Peters
This listing is for a digital copy of the ParkLife pattern by Xandy Peters.
About The Pattern, In The Designer's Words
ParkLife is an easy lace shawl first designed exclusively for shops on the bridge and tunnel tour, spring 2017. Its simple triangular construction paired with a foliage-inspired border are perfect for warm weather knitting. In keeping with the musical theme of MollyGirl Yarn, ParkLife is named for Blur’s 1994 album and hit single of the same name.
Finished Size: 60 (90)“ x 17.5 (26.5)” or 152.5 (228.5) cm x 44.5 (67) cm triangle shape.
Yarn: 1 (2) skeins of MollyGirl Yarn Fermata, 435 yards (398 meters) per 100g skein (50% Alpaca, 25% Silk, 25% Linen). Shown in colorway Stutter
or 1 (2) skeins of any other MollyGirl fingering weight yarn such as Diva, Bouncer, or Duet.
Needles: Size 5 (3.75mm) 32” circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 18 stitches and 30 rows for a 4” (10 cm) square of St St after blocking.
Other Materials: Sewing needle, pins, blocking surface.
Xandy Peters is a knitting designer and teacher, best known as the innovator of the stacked stitch technique and for the Fox Paws pattern. Starting out as a footwear and product designer, Xandy turned to knitting as a way to explore textiles and surfaces without using factory production and has since made a career out of publishing new patterns and teaching workshops. Xandy has been published in magazines such as Vogue Knitting, Twist Collective, Knitscene, Knitty, and Pom Pom Quarterly, has a Bluprint class teaching the stacked stitch technique and continues to self publish patterns monthly. Xandy also blogs about design, crafting, and baking on soimakestuff.com and posts craft videos on YouTube. Visit Xandy's website for more information and inspiring knits!
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