Augusta Elton's Ring
“I have the greatest dislike to the idea of being over-trimmed -- quite a horror of finery…I have some notion of putting such a trimming as this to my white and silver poplin. Do you think it will look well?”
-Jane Austen, Emma
Mrs. Elton may fear being overtrimmed, but you need not worry about such a thing with this simple, understated ring. It’s a snap to knit up and can be made in any color combination imaginable to match your every outfit with style.
This coordinates with [Mrs. Elton’s Necklace].
This ring is stretchy by nature, since it is knitted. The finished size should be close to the recipient’s ring size, but there is a little elasticity and give in the finished item. The garter stitch border on each side of the ring will curl under a little, giving the finished ring the appearance of an icord like band. I also wanted a slightly daintier appearance, so I kept the overall stitch count low.
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