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Fleur de Lis and Cearnog Pincushions

Nov 11, 2010
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Whip up these endearing pincushions for yourself or another seamstress in your life, and use up some yarn leftovers at the same time! These stranded colorwork pincushions are worked in traditional patterns from charts and make a wonderful gift to knit.

Designer Tammy Eigeman Thompson

FLEUR DE LIS
Finished Size 4" across and 2" high.
Yarn Elemental Affects Natural Shetland Fingering (100% wool; 118 yd [108 m]/ 28 g): white (MC) and denim (CC), 1 skein each.
Needles Size 0 (2 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle; 1½ oz wool roving; one 1" button with shank.
Gauge 38 sts and 40 rows = 4" in charted patt.

CEARNOG
Finished Size 4" across and 2" high
Yarn Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift Fingering (100% wool; 115 yd [105 m]/25 g): #172 Yell Sound blue (MC), #1190 burnt umber (medium brown), #230 yellow ochre (dark yellow), #375 flax (medium yellow), #179 buttermilk (pale yelow), and #261 paprika (dark reddish-brown), 1 skein each (at least 25 yd of each).
Needles Size 0 (2 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle; 1½ oz wool roving; one ⅞" button with shank.
Gauge 38 sts and 40 rows = 4" in charted patt.


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