Lebes Carnation
Lebes Carnation
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Lebes Carnation

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Lebes by Borgo De Pazzi is a double-stranded, twisted yarn made from 1 irregular, soft cotton and 1 metal/Lurex yarn, which randomly produces a gold and silver knobs.

The final result depends on the knitting technique used and the model. An Ajour pattern looks beautiful with Lebes.

Beautiful for summer shawls, but also as a complement to other projects. Ideal for festive creations.

☞ Name: Lebes
☞ Brand: Borgo de' Pazzi, Florence, Italy
☞ Strength: Light Fingering
☞ Length: 215 meters / 235 yards
☞ Colour: Please choose your colour
☞ Weight per ball: 50 grams (1.76 ounces)
☞ Mesh sample: 35 stitches = 10 cm
☞ Needle size: 2.5 - 3.5mm / US 1½ - 4
☞ Fibers: 85% Cotton & 15% Metallised Fiber

☞ Colouring: Hand dyed

At Ravelry, the international handwork forum, you will find beautiful ideas and examples of what you can knit from organic fabrics by Borgo de Pazzi:
A nice example is the top-down scarf Seaside Rendezvous by Veruska
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/seaside-rendezvous-2, which you can knit with 4 balls of Lebes and which makes itself super on the beach or on a party.