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Lampshade Cover
Lion Brand® Glitterspun® (old) - Moonlight Mohair
Pattern Number: 20061117-lampshade
You can be loose with following this pattern. The cover does not need to fit your shade precisely in order to look good. In fact it looks better if it doesn't. In other words -- you can’t go wrong.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
To fit a lampshade 10 1/2 inches high with 31 1/2 inches top circumference and 44 inch bottom circumference. Piece is 14 inches long

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

990-170 Glitterspun® Yarn: Gold Sparkling gold
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (A)

510-203 Moonlight Mohair Yarn: Safari

Warm shades of brown and gold.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price:
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 15 [10 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price:


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price:

Additional Materials
A bell-shaped linen lampshade, 10 inches at top diameter, 14 inches at bottom diameter, 10˝ inches high
GAUGE:
10 stitches x 15 1/2 rows = 4 inches [1- cm]
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
Measure the circumference of your shade both top and bottom. Measure the height. The shade shown is 10˝" high with 31˝" top circumference and 44" bottom circumference. Adjust this pattern as needed to fit.

Knit the piece about an inch higher than the actual lampshade measurements. Knit a nice loose stockinette stitch so it will have a lot of stretch. Begin your pattern with the largest circumference. The pattern for the item shown piece is as follows, but you can place stripes as you see fit. It is great to have them be thin, fuzzy and widely spaced. Hold your work up to the shade as you knit to make sure things are right.

Adapt as your lampshade requires:


INSTRUCTIONS



LAMP SHADE

With A, cast on 120 stitches.

Rows 1-3: Work in stockinette stitch (knit one row, purl one row) starting with a purl row
for 3 rows.

Row 4: Decrease 6 stitches evenly across row. Work for 5 more rows.

Rows 10-11: Change to B and continue in stockinette stitch.

Row 12: Change to A, continue in stockinette stitch but decrease 6 stitches evenly across
row. Work for another 7 rows.

Row 20: Decrease 6 stitches evenly across row.

Work for another 7 rows.

Row 28: Decrease 6 stitches evenly across row.

Work for another 3 rows.

Rows 32-33: Change to B and continue in stockinette stitch.

Row 34: Change to A, continue in stockinette stitch. Work for 1 more row.

Row 36: Decrease 6 stitches evenly across row.

Work for 7 rows.

Rows 44-45: Change to B and continue in stockinette. In row 44 only, decrease 6 stitches
evenly across row. Work for 6 more rows.

Row 52: Decrease 6 stitches evenly across row.

Row 53: Purl.

Row 54: Knit, decreasing another 6 stitches (72 stitches across).

Row 55: Bind off.
FINISHING

Using the large-eyed blunt needle, thread a piece of yarn through the top row or two so that it hugs
the lampshade tightly. Tie a small bow.
Find a spot towards the bottom of your shade to pin together the rest of your shade. Adjust the
knitting as needed.



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