chinese fans














7 x 100g LIGHT MOONSHINE, 225m/100g, 70% alpaca, 20% silk, 10% cashmere

4mm circular needle (100cm, work forwards and backwards), cable needle and sewing-up needle

170 beads (4 x 10gram packets of size 6 gunmetal round seed beads from Beads Direct)

GAUGE: 20sts to 10cm over stocking stitch using 4mm needles

TO FIT SIZE:  UK 12 – 22

Beads are placed at the beginning and end of the fans on rows, 9, 11, 13, 15 and 25, 27, 29, 31
k: knit     |   p: purl  |  st(s): stitch(es)   |   R: row
C7B: cable to back: slip next 4sts onto cable needle, hold at back of work, k3, then k4 from cable needle.
k?tog tbl: insert right-hand needle from right to left through back of next ? st/s on left-hand needle and k st/s together.
K3tog: k 3 sts together to create one st.

*Cast on sts for sleeves:  twist working yarn into loop and slip onto right needle. Or use the long-tail cast-on method, using a piece of waste yarn and sew-in end before continuing to work.