Sweeter than a honey bee, yeah, baby been sweet on me
Sweeter than a honey bee, yeah, my queen bee
Oh she rock to my soul, mama love me to my soul
Love me to my soul, oh she rock me to my soul
Ooh rock me to my soul, oh rock me to my soul
Sweeter than a honey bee oh, baby been sweet on me
Sweeter than a honey bee oh, my queen bee Queen bee
— by Taj Mahal, recording of 1997, from Señor Blues (Private Music 82151)
- pattern price: $8.00US (ohio residents please add $.48 sales tax)
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- Suggested Yarns: Wooly Wonka Fibers merino laceweight, Fearless Fibers merino laceweight or cashmere laceweight, Knitting Notions merino laceweight, Briar Rose Sea Pearl, Handmaiden Mini Maiden or 2-ply silk/cashmere, Jaggerspun Zephyr, or any laceweight yarn having 170 to 210 yards per ounce.
- Notes: A rectangle stole in two sizes featuring multiple stitch patterns. The rectangle is worked from center back to hem; the side edges are self-trimmed. Pattern is written for two sizes, petite (tall). Pattern instructions are arranged so that numbers for the petite size fall first, followed by numbers in parentheses for the tall size.
Using finer or heavier yarn than suggested, and different needles will produce a variation in size that remains proportionate with the original dimensions.
Swatching of unfamiliar stitches ahead of time is highly recommended.
- finished size: unblocked dimensions (approx): 60(72)�? long and 18(21)“ wide
blocked dimensions: 72(84)�? long and 21(24)“ wide
- yarn requirements: petite = 1100 yds of laceweight yarn / tall = 1400 yds of laceweight yarn
- Gauge: unblocked: 26 sts and 36 rows = 4�? in stockinette. (fabric will be relaxed)
- Needles: size 5US (3.75mm) 24�? circular designed for lace knitting, with very tapered points are highly recommended
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a HUGE thank-you to anne, my partner in crime, and to vanessa and rachael who knit like the wind and helped get the pattern shape. and to another rachel, who proofread the pattern. and kisses to david who photographed the black stole.