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Smoke Rings - Smoke Ring Patterns
Knitting patterns for light and lacy smoke rings
A smoke ring makes a versatile accessory that can be worn pulled down around the neck to lay on the shoulders as a dressy draped neckline, or pulled up over the head as an elegant hood-like head covering. A smoke ring is also sometimes referred to as a natchaq.
The "ring" part of the name refers to the smoke ring's tubular construction. Most often, the smoke is knitted circularly to make a seamless tube. Lace stitch patterns are often used in knitting smoke rings, giving this form of cowl/wimple a dressy, upscale look. And "smoke" refers to the light-as-air fibers with superb warmth for their weight that are often used in making smoke rings, such as qiviut and cashmere.
For even more head and neck coverings, be sure to also visit the Knitted Moebius and Knitted Dickeys Collections.
Beaded Smoke Ring
Light as air cowl in knitted lace and sparkly touches of beads at each end of the knitted tube.
Flared Lace Smoke Ring
Stunning knitted lace of ribs that radiate like a fan. The knitted tube is shaped in pattern so that the bottom of this smoke ring is slightly flared.
Lace Puffs Smoke Ring
Lace Puffs Smoke Ring features lace knitting with lots of dimensional interest in an interplay of positive and negative space.
Silk Smoke Ring
Although the lace pattern in Silk Smoke looks complicated, the beautifully textured lace stitch pattern is much easier to knit than it looks!
Smoke Ring with Lace Edging
The smoke ring is begun with a strip of lace edging, then stitches are picked up and knit in the round in another lace stitch pattern. A decorative bind off completes the smoke ring knitted tube.
Wisps of Smoke Ring
Wisps of Smoke combines the heavy drape of silk, the lightness and fluidity of lace, and the sparkle of beads. The stitch patterning imparts the feeling of softly wafting smoke in a light breeze intermingled with fleeting touches of flames.
Looking for more head and neck coverings? Be sure to also visit the Knitted Moebius and Knitted Dickeys Collections.