Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief
Orchid Thief

Orchid Thief

Introducing a new improved version of the Orchid Thief pattern, self published by Ysolda. It features clearer charts and full written directions for fun, frustration free knitting.

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440 yds / 402m fingering / 4-ply yarn.
Shown in Malabrigo Sock in Eggplant.

20 sts and 32 rows = 4˝ / 10cm in st st.

US 6 / 4mm 24˝ / 60cm or longer circular needle.

40 inches by 20 inches, 100cm by 50cm

  • CONSTRUCTION

    Three petals bloom from the centre top edge, their points organically growing into the three spines of yarn over increases. This unusual increase pattern creates the perfect shape for staying in place around your shoulders. The petals along the edge are grouped into threes, echoing the centre and forming deep scallops.

    VERSION INFORMATION

    Orchid_Thief_v.2.4.pdf.
    This is the self published version.

    If you have a copy of the printed booklet, please click here for a chart correction.

    If you have a copy of Brave New Knits, please click here for errata.

  • YARN

    440 yds / 402m fingering / 4-ply yarn.

    Shown in Malabrigo Sock (100% merino, 440yds / 402m, 3.53oz / 100g) in Eggplant - note that the sample used almost the entire skein, it is advisable to buy a second skein from the same dyelot just in case.

    NOTIONS

    Stitch markers.

  • Ravelry Orchid Thief KAL thread
    Blog post - Using charts
    Technique Thursday - Blocking shawls
    Technique Thursday - Yarn overs