Little Jewels of Orenburg by Sophia Minakais

Little Jewels of Orenburg

Knitting
September 2021
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
Lace
+ Lace
= Light Fingering ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in Garter Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1520 - 1560 yards (1390 - 1426 m)
(Shawl): 24" x 82" / (Mitts): Women's XS, S, M, L & XL
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The third in the Little Orenburg series; this traditionally designed Orenburg shawl is a more advanced successor to the original Little Mice of Orenburg and Little Gifts of Orenburg scarves.

The openwork diamond center is paired with a lavish beaded border, worked from start to finish in the traditional Orenburg style. Whether you’re a first time Russian lace knitter, or a long time pro, you’ll find everything you need to complete this pretty palatine; including both fully written instructions and two sets of charts, for both new and advanced lace knitters.

To complete the look, pair the scarf with the matching fingerless mitts; worked in the round with a beaded lace cuff and picot edge.


Materials Required:
Shawl:
1400 yds dark purple kidsilk lace yarn
1400 yds dark purple wool lace yarn
US 3 (3.25mm) straight needles
Tapestry Needle
312 – 8/0 purple seed beads & 0.6mm crochet hook

Mitts:
120 (130) (140) (150) (160) yds dark purple kidsilk lace yarn
120 (130) (140) (150) (160) yds dark purple wool lace yarn
142 (148) (175) (177) (206) – 8/0 purple seed beads & 0.6mm crochet hook
US 3 (3.25mm) DPNs
Tapestry Needle

Materials Shown Here:
5 hanks Shibui Silk Cloud (60% Kid Mohair 40% Silk; 330 yds); in color #2017 Velvet
5 hanks Shibui Cima (70% Superbaby Alpaca 30% Fine Merino; 328 yds); in color #2017 Velvet
1 box Matsuno Dyna-Mites© 8/0 Glass Seed Beads in color Purple