La Mer (Scarf/Stole/Throws)
*for fingering weight yarns gauge is 22.5 sts/21 rows per 4 inches in Bold Japanese Waves. Yarn requirements are 400, 1000, 1175 and 1800 yards for the 4 sizes offered. *
*For lace weight yarn requirements are 650, 1150, 1750 and 2615 yards for the 4 sizes offered**
My sister is marrying the love of her life this summer. She and her husband-to-be will say their vows in a quiet ceremony on a beach. Unable to be present at the ceremony I wanted to create a special gift to honor their marriage and to, in some small way, be able to share their special day with them.
To do this I decided to create a large, waving throw that would remind them of their seaside vows as they snuggled together through the years. In the months I spent knitting the original rendition of this design I realized it could be easily adapted for smaller projects.
La Mer uses a bold variation of the Japanese Feathers stitch pattern to create the very large flowing waves. The stitch pattern is simil