Jacquard Boot Toppers Knitting Pattern Download
The Jacquard attachment for looms, developed in 1804, revolutionized textile production: weavers could easily introduce elaborate color and texture patterns into fabric. These boot toppers use slip stitches and contrasting colors to create a similar effect through knitting.
Designer: Sherrie Kibler
Finished Size: 12" circumference and?5" tall after folding down ribbing.?
Specific Yarn Used: Patons Classic Wool Worsted?(100% pure new wool; 210 yd?[192 m]/3 oz [100 g]): #00212 royal purple (MC) and #00224 grey mix (CC), 1 ball each. Yarn distributed by Spinrite.?
Needles: Size 8 (5 mm): set of double- pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Marker (m); tapestry needle.?
Gauge: 23 sts and 42 rnds = 4" in charted patt.
Notes: These boot toppers are worked in the round from the bottom up. ?Slip stitches purlwise with yarn in front unless indicated otherwise. ?When working the chart, the beginning of round shifts 5 stitches to the left before working Row 7, and shifts 5 stitches to the right after working Row 12. Leave color not in use at back of work until it is required again.