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Fir-Cone Sachet

May 22, 2014
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Designer Alasdair Post-Quinn

Finished Size 6 1/4" square, before filling.

Yarn Harrisville Designs Shetland (100% wool; 217 yd [198 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]): #56 jade (MC) and #38 teak (CC), 1 skein each.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if neces­sary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle; fresh balsam fir or other fragrant evergreen needles.

Gauge 26 st-pairs and 36 rnds = 4" in double knitting patt.

The Fir-Cone Sachet is worked in colorwork double knitting and features a fir-cone motif. Stuff the pocket with fragrant needles, then sew it closed, for a rich and aromatic gift. Review the designer’s double-knitting tips for beginners in the following pages, then try your own hand at this fun technique!



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