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For High Tea: Cuffs and Jabot

Dec 12, 2013
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Designed by Andrea Jurgrau. Originally published in The Unofficial Downton Abbey Knits. Featured in Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell Episode 1207 - Historical Knitting.

ABOUT THE DESIGN

Materials
Yarn: Windy Valley Australian Merino, 100% merino wool yarn, laceweight, 218 yards (199.3 m)/28 gram (1 oz) ball, 2 balls of #7003 Pink Blush; www.windyvalleymuskox.net
Needles: Set of 5, 8 inches (20.3 cm), double pointed, size 1 (2.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge (primary needles), and set of 5, 8 inches (20.3 cm), double pointed, size 0 (2 mm) or 1 size smaller than primary needles
Beads: Mill Hill Pony, size 8/0 (3 mm), about 5 grams (0.18 oz) of #18819 Opal Blush; www.millhillbeads.com
Notions: Crochet hook, steel, size 14 or 15 (0.75 or 0.6 mm), for placing beads, and steel, size 2 (2 mm), to join Section 1 and Section 2 of the jabot; needle point protectors, 4, to use on the double-pointed needles when working the jabot; tapestry needle; T-pins, for blocking jabot; Sterling Simplicity Victorian shawl pin, silver, 2½ inches (6.3 cm) wide for the jabot (optional), www.etsy.com/shop/SterlingSimplicity

Finished Sizes: Cuffs, fit most women’s wrists and size is adjusted as you knit (see Instructions); jabot, 2¼ inches (5.7 cm) wide across the narrow section and 33 inches (83.8 cm) long
Gauge: 60 sts and 34 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) over Chart A Rows 39–40, using larger needles

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