Enjoy 4 patterns in this lovely collection including a Shoulder Wrap or poncho, Gloves, Hat & Cowl. Each is easy enough for a beginner who is ready to try shaping with increaes & decreases. Each piece is designed on Umiña, a luxurious blend of Royal Alpaca and Extrafine Merino Wool which creates amazing warmth and is soft enough for against-the-skin use. The yarn combines the sheen, warmth, and drape of Royal Alpaca with the bounce, elasticity and softness of Merino Wool.
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DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Umiña by Mirasol (50% Royal Alpaca / 50% Extrafine Merino Wool; 100g/247yds): 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) Skeins. Shown in colors Slate, Purple Sage & Blue Jay.
SIZE: Cape/Poncho: S (M, L). Hat, Gloves & Cowl available in 1 size.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Cape/Poncho at lower edge: 49.75 (54, 57.5)" x Length: 18 (18, 18)". Gloves: average sized woman's hands. Hat: 20.5-22" Circumference. Cowl: 12" tall x 24" circumference.
YARDAGE: 247- 741 yds
SKILL LEVEL: Easy - increases/decreases, garter stitch.
NEEDLES: Size US 6 / 4.0mm & US 3 / 3.25mm 16" circular needle (hat & cowl), 24" circular needles (Cape/Poncho), set Double Points (hat & gloves), or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Stitch Holders or waste yarn
GAUGE: 22sts x 28 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch on larger needles. Please swatch to match gauge.
About Mirasol -Sumptuous yarns are a luxury that you can afford when selecting Mirasol, a Fair Trade company from Peru which dedicates a portion of every sale to education by funding a school in the remote region of Puno where many shepherds and their families reside. Mirasol fibers are sourced from the Peruvian Andes and come in a range of stunningly vibrant colors that are delightful to knit. The irresistible softness will provide garments with the best quality so you will never want to wear anything else, and due to its longevity, you'll never have to!
Peru’s heritage and culture of textiles artistry is one of the richest in the world. It all begins in the highlands where Alpaca and Wool shepherds tender their animals in the Peruvian Sierra, growing the fine hair and wool that helps to create beautiful and soft yarns for hand knitting. All of this luxury comes with the extra benefit of knowing that each purchase contributes to schools for children of Peruvian alpaca shepherds. To learn more, visit www.mirasolperu.com
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