Maille by Heather Pfeifer


April 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows
in 4.25" in Maille Chart
US 8 - 5.0 mm
870 - 930 yards (796 - 850 m)
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A hauberk tunic/poncho of luscious pure silk chain mail!

Makes an equally dramatic swimsuit coverup or kurta-style top.

Pure silk + open mesh = unlimited sizing! Block as hard or as gently as needed to achieve desired measurements.

Note: Written pattern uses 2 skeins and is slightly shorter in body and depth of neckline. The amethyst Maille in photo used 212g with a longer body and deeper neckline. Purchase extra yarn if adding depth or width.

Yarn Requirements:
Poppy Yarn and Fibre
Luxor Fingering Yarn (435yds / 100 g)
100% Silk
2 skeins

One size: block to desired measurements

US 8 (5.0mm), or size needed to obtain gauge
32” (80cm) circular needle

16 sts x 24 rows in Maille Chart = 4.25”
wet blocked on lace wires
Take time to check gauge

Tapestry needle
Waste yarn
4 stitch markers
Lace blocking wires
Structure Details:
Worked in 2 pieces

Stitches Used:
K / P
Double YO
K2tog / K2tog TBL / SSK
Kitchener Grafting