Pine Tree Stole
This stole incorporates four of the basic elements used in Orenburg lace knitting-Peas, Diagonals (standing in for pine trees in this design), Mouse Print, and Cat's Paw. The unusual fringe, made up of crocheted chains, adds a stylish element.
Finished Size: 13½ inches x 66¾ inches (34.3 x 169.5 cm), excluding fringe
Yarn: StitchSisterz Mongolian Cashmere, 100% cashmere yarn, laceweight, 1,000 yards (914.4 m)/3.5 oz (100 g) ball, 1 ball of #900B Light Heather Gray
Needles: Signature Needle Arts Needles, size 3 (3.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Crochet hook, size M/13 (9 mm), for fringe, Tapestry needle
Gauge: 25 sts and 42 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in Cat's Paw patt, after blocking
Originally Published: PieceWork May/June 2014