This comfortable cabled tee is made with 6-8" of ease and has a scooping neckline with a boxy shaped bodice. The Umiña Top is designed on Umiña, a luxurious blend of Royal Alpaca and Extrafine Merino Wool. The yarn combines the sheen, softness 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 color Bayleaf.
SIZE: S (M, L, XL, 2XL). Designed with 6-8" of positive ease
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust: 40.5 (44.5, 48.5, 52.5, 56.5)" Length: 18 (18.75, 19.75, 20.5, 21.25)"
YARDAGE: 494-988 yds
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - Cables (written instructions; no charts)
NEEDLES: Size US 7 / 4.5mm & US 9 / 5.5mm straight or 24" circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Marker, Stitch Holders or waste yarn, & Cable needle
GAUGE: 16sts x 22 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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