Elemental Lines Knitting Pattern by Kirsten Singer

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Elemental Linens by Kirsten Singer

Elemental Linens by Kirsten Singer

Ravelry Pattern Page

When coming up with ideas for this issue, I challenged myself to come up with something I would use in my own apartment, especially since I’ve recently moved to a new place and wanted something to make it feel more like home. I also wanted something that would show off my love of knitting, and I thought that I would knit a shawl with a sampling of lace patterns and frame it, but I prefer using what I’ve made. That’s when it struck me, coasters are just little mini samplers and the table set grew from there.

This pattern includes instructions for four coasters, placemats, and a table runner which has an additional placemat as the center motif. The original concept of this set was to feature an overall diamond lace pattern. But while I was knitting it, the linen was begging to be simpler.  I love the pewter color of the linen, it’s at once both earthy and industrial, and it appeals to my love of grey. Of course, use whichever color suits your home’s décor!

Elemental Linens by Kirsten Singer

Elemental Linens by Kirsten Singer

Finished Size Coasters 4.5” square; Placemats 14.5” square; Table Runner 14.5” x 42” rectangle.

Table Runner, Table Cloths, and Coasters!

Table Runner, Table Cloths, and Coasters!

Materials

Yarn Louet Yarns, Euroflax Sport, 100% Wetspun Linen; 270yds/100g: 43 Pewter, 5 skeins.

Yarn Knit Picks CotLin, 70% Tanguis Cotten, 30% Linen; 123yds/50g: 24137 Creme Brulee, 10 skeins.

Matching Coasters!

Matching Coasters!

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): straight. Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; blocking wires (recommended); pins for blocking (recommended).

Louet Euroflax

Louet Euroflax

Gauge One coaster (52 rows long and 29 sts wide) creates a square that is 4.5” x 4.5”. If you don’t care about the exact size of your finished pieces you can ignore gauge.

Knit Picks CotLin

Knit Picks CotLin

Ravelry Pattern Page

Notes The table runner consists of an additional knitted placemat. Stitches are then picked up on either side of the placemat and worked flat to desired length, and repeated on the opposite side, creating a rectangular runner.

Knit as many coasters & placemats as you’d like to suit your table, and work the runner to the length desired. The piece shown in Louet Yarns measures 42” in length.

Kirsten Singer

Kirsten Singer

 The Designer: Klever Knits was created when I noticed I was knitting more original patterns than published ones, and I realized there was no reason I couldn’t publish my patterns independently. My design aesthetic tends to classic styling with a hint of a modern edge. I like using traditional lace patterns in different weights of yarns, and I drool over a well-constructed cable! I also love a neutral palette of creams and greys, but am happy to throw in pops of color here and there! For questions about this pattern please contact Kirsten Singer at kfkleverknits@yahoo.com.

Price: $4
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