Lariat Belt by Valerie Bracegirdle (issue 68)
Photography by Lucy Williams
This clever design can be worn as a skinny scarf, a lariat necklace, or a belt â€“ all in one.
â— Willow Knits Hand-Dyed Silk Worsted, 100% silk, 100g/207m/225yds
Shade: Petrol x 1 skein
â— 4mm hook
â— Yarn needle
â— Lockable stitch marker
â— Two beads, 1cm/Â½in diameter with hole large enough for two strands of yarn
â— Sewing needle and thread
You can use any worsted weight yarn to achieve a similar effect.
Exact tension is not critical for this design, just aim for a finish that looks neat.
Length approx: 190cm/75in. Width approx: 5cm/2in.
Valerie describes herself as an â€œaccidental designerâ€ because she didnâ€™t set out to become a designer, it just happened somewhere along the path of enjoying crochet and knitting.
Read her blog at www.agrarianartisan.com and find her on Facebook as Agrarian Artisan.
Designer: Valerie Bracegirdle
Price: Magazine Only
Yarn Type: Worsted
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