Knitting pattern: Aran cable bookmark. This bookmark is a lovely quick project, which will create a tactile yet practical bookmark, ideal for gifting to a booklover. The central rope cable design is edged with seed stitch, and is formed by a simple 4 row repeat pattern. If you are new to cabling, this is the ideal pattern to get you started, as the worked area is so small, and the project is satisfyingly quick to knit.
The finished bookmark measures around 2 ¼ inches x 6 ½ inches/6 cm x 16.5 cm, but the length can easily be increased by working more cable repeats.
The bookmark pictured has been knitted in a wool/acrylic mix yarn, and I have some finished bookmarks for sale here: https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/555500426/knit-bookmark-aran-handknitted-bookmark?ref=shop_home_active_4
As a knitter from the Aran Islands, I'm delighted to have my own designs available for sale here!
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All my items are wrapped in crepe paper for free; if you would like sturdy wrapping for a festive occasion; please choose the gift wrapping option when ordering and let me know any special requirements (e.g. Christmas gift/birthday gift).
All of my knitted accessories (except items which have stuffing, like charms or baubles) can be machine-washed on a gentle wool wash at 30 degrees, or hand washed if you prefer. Certain items, such as cafetieres and tea-cosies, have been knitted in a more hard-wearing wool/acrylic mix: these can be washed in a regular machine wash at 40 degrees.
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Absolutely! Just let me know the address of your gift recipient, and I will happily post it there directly, with a handwritten card containing the message of your choice.
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- I believe that wool is one of the most environmentally-friendly fibres in the world; being renewable and biodegradable. Most of my knits are made using natural fibres; with the exception of knits which need to be machine-washable (such as tea cosies).
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- A packing slip is not included, to save on paper waste, and duplicating information already available online.
Dec 29, 2021
I love this pattern! Thank you very much!