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Biscotti Sweater by Kiyomi Burgin

Knitscene

Size
Brand
Color
Pre-Order any 2 colors
Club Gray 1975 & Fame 1970
Scarlet 14 & Silver 05
Deep Teal 15 & Silver 05
Charcoal Grey M04 & Creme M10
Wild Violet M173 & White Frost M11
Blue Suede M194 & Creme M10
Jaded Lagoon M126 & White Frost M11
PRE-ORDER Brown Heather M02 & Aran M140
PRE-ORDER Brown Heather M02 & Creme M10
PRE-ORDER Dynamite Blue M160 & White Frost M11
PRE-ORDER Prairie Fire M181 & Creme M10
PRE-ORDER Prairie Fire M181 & Onyx M05
PRE-ORDER Raspberry M83 & White Frost M11
PRE-ORDER Raspberry M83 & Onyx M05
PRE-ORDER Grey Heather M03 & Creme M10
PRE-ORDER Smokey Sage M158 & Creme M10
PRE-ORDER Sandy Heather M01 & Creme M10

Knitscene Winter 2016 has hit the right note with this collection influenced by baking.  Ribbing around the collar, hem and sleeves is reminiscent of icing laid in perfectly spaced lines.  The bulky yarn pushes this project forward at a quick pace so that you can wear your sweater soon!  No seaming is necessary with a top down, raglan sleeve sweater that is worked in the round.  If you are a novice to colorwork, this is a relatively easy project due to the single color and evenly spaced stripes.

Both Nevado by Cascade Yarns and Techno by Blue Sky Fibers use modern technology to blow the fibers into a casing that is easy to knit up and does not split.  This creates a very lightweight but warm garment that is rather fluffy and somewhat hazy.  Both yarns are natural colors only.

Kit includes Knitscene Winter 2016 with pattern inside (while available) or pattern only and selected yarn

DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Nevado by Cascade Yarns (39% Llama / 38% Wool / 23% Nylon; 100g/164yds): 4 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6) Skeins MC & 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins CC. Shown in Charcoal & Almond. Now available for PRE-ORDER. Please allow at least 10 business days for shipping.  Please contact us for color availability before placing order.

ALTERNATE YARN: Techno by Blue Sky Fibers (68% Alpaca / 22% Silk / 10% Merino Wool; 100g/160yds): 4 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6) Skeins MC & 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins CC.  Modern technology makes TECHNO a feather-weight genius: baby alpaca is blown into a mesh tube of silk for really fast knitting with no splitting.  In-Stock & SPECIAL ORDER available now!  Choose any 2 colors.  Club Gray and Fame most closely match photos shown.  Please allow at least 10 business days for shipping Special Orders; please contact us for color availability before placing order.

ALTERNATE YARN:  Lamb's Pride Bulky by Brown Sheep Co (85% Wool / 15% Mohair; 113g/125yds): 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8) Skeins MC & 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3) Skeins CC.  This yarn is hand selected for this pattern as an affordable option due to the heathered colors and shall work up at the correct gauge in a wider range of colors.  This yarn will not create the slight halo of Nevado or Techno.  PRE-ORDER is available in selected colors.  Please allow 10 business days for shipping.

NEEDLES: Size US 10.5 / 5.5mm & US 11 / 8mm 16" & 32" circular needles as well as set of Double Point Needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch markers, stitch holders; tapestry needle
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner
GAUGE: 12 sts and 18 rnds = 4” in St st on larger needle

SIZE: XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL) 
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust-37.25 (41.25, 45.25, 49.25, 52, 56)" modeled with 5.25" positive ease.
YARDAGE: 820-1312 yds

Images courtesy of Harper Point Photography / Knitscene


Collections: Pattern Kits

Category: Alpaca, Bulky, Ladies, Llama, Merino Wool, Silk, Sweater, Wool


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