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Knit your own wedding veil.

Posted by GMC Group Published See GMC Group's 296 projects » © 2019 Debbie Macomber / GMC Publications · Reproduced with permission.
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  • Step 1

    Thread a large eye beading needle with the yarn
    and string 475 #08 seed beads, adding extra beads
    just to make sure you have enough.
    Using straight needles, cast on 215 sts.
    Work Ruffle Rows 1-11 and Body Rows 1-21.

  • Step 2

    CROWN
    Row 1: (P1, P2 tog) 3 times, purl across to last
    9 sts, (P2 tog, P1) 3 times: 80 sts.
    Row 2: (K8, K2 tog) across: 72 sts.

    Row 3 AND ALL WRONG SIDE ROWS: H P1,
    WYB slip 1, slide bead up; repeat from H across to
    last 2 sts, P2.
    Row 4: (K7, K2 tog) across: 64 sts.
    Row 6: (K6, K2 tog) across: 56 sts.
    Row 8: (K5, K2 tog) across: 48 sts.
    Row 10: (K4, K2 tog) across: 40 sts.
    Row 12: (K3, K2 tog) across: 32 sts.
    Row 14: (K2, K2 tog) across: 24 sts.
    Row 16: (K1, K2 tog) across: 16 sts.
    Row 18: K2 tog across: 8 sts.
    Row 19: Repeat Row 3.
    Cut yarn leaving a long end for sewing.

  • Step 3

    FINISHING
    Thread tapestry needle with end and slip
    remaining sts onto needle; gather to close
    (not tightly) and secure end; sew side
    seam.

  • Step 4

    VEIL
    Cut an oval from the tulle, approximately
    40" x 55" (101.5 cm x 139.5 cm).
    Using the diagram as a guide, sew a
    gathering stitch across the width, 5"
    (12.5 cm) from the top edge and gather
    to equal 3" (7.5 cm). Fold tulle along
    gathers and sew gathered edge to wrong
    side of knit cap centered at seam.
    Beginning at seam, weave 11/4 yards
    (1.143 meters) ribbon through Eyelet row;
    tie in a bow.

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