**DIY knit your own 12ft celtic cross gravestone cosy **

**Bottom plinth h 103cm x d 56cm x w183cm (bottom) w 60cm (top)**

one piece w 50cm x L 476

140 needles x 1200 rows

**sew - wrap around plinth + sew width edges together**

**Second plinth** **h 103cm x d 56cm x w 83cm top (base 60cm) x d 43cm**

Side panels - 2 panels w 56cm x L 103cm decreasing to 43cm

156 needles x 515 rows decreasing to finish on 120 needles (dec 2 needles either side every 100 rows)

Front + back panels (5 sections each side)

**A** - 2 pieces w16cms x L 98cms

44 needles x 490 rows

**B**- 1 piece w 16cms x L 60cms

44 needles x 300 rows

**C** - 1 piece w 16cms x L 83cms

44 needles x 415 rows

**D** - 1 piece w 51cms x L 98 decreasing to finish at w 28cm

142 needles x 490 rows decreasing to 78 needles (dec 2 needles either side every 30 rows)

**sew - taking D as the central panel sew B to shortest width edge leaving equal overlap at both ends, sew C to longest width edge leaving equal overlap at both ends, sew both A pieces to both Length edges and sew B overlap to A either side and C overlap to A either side. B is now the top edge of the enlarged panel and C is the bottom**

**sew front to side to back to side, wrap around plinth + sew remaining side edge together to close. **

**sew bottom edges to the top edges on the base plinth**

**Central column** **h 135cm x w 41cm base (32 cm top) x d 25 cm base (22cm top)**

**A** - 2 pieces w 25cm x L 135 cm

70 needles x 690 rows

**B** - 2 pieces w 41cm w x L 135 cm (decreasing to 32 cm)

114 needles x 690 rows decreasing to finish 88 needles ( dec 2 needles either side every 100 rows and on 650th row)

**sew** - **A to B to A to B along Length edges, wrap around column and sew remaining side edges together to close. **

**sew bottom edges to top edges of 2nd plinth **

**Top section Celtic Cross **

cross front + back

2 horizontal panesl w 24cm x L 79cm

66 needles x 395 rows

2 vertical panels w 32cm x L 83 cm decreasing to finish 28cm

88 needles x 415 rows decreasing to finish on 78 needles ( dec 2 needles either side every 75 rows

**sew** - horizontal over vertical

2 circle diameter 66cms

184 needles knit till square iron onto interfacing + cut into shape

**sew** **- circle over cross shape making sure both are centred together**

**cross side sections**

**A** - 1 piece h 39 needles x w 110 rows

**B** - 2 pieces h 32 needles x w 110 rows

**C** - 4 pieces h 34 needles x w 110 rows

**D** - 4 pieces h 13 needles x w 110 rows

**E** - 2 pieces h 34 needles x w 110 rows

**sew - sew along width edges working from bottom left of the cross shape in a clockwise direction**

**C to D to E to D to C to B to A (very top) to B to C to D to E to D to C**

**sew in place on cross with A corresponding to cross vertical panel top, and both E's corresponding with cross horizontal panel ends.**

**sew cross bottom edges to top edges of central column.**

this was part of

ReplyDeletehttp://www.invernessoldtownart.co.uk/re-imagining-the-centre.asp

September 09