This special Knit Along edition features a lovely two-colored vest designed by Afifa Sayeed, who has collaborated with Malabrigo many times. The pattern has been especially crafted to include Rios Solidos colors. A simple repeat pattern is easy to learn, and the figure hugging sweater is the perfect addition to your fall wardrobe! Worked from the bottom up using colorwork technique (carrying floats on pattern rows). Join us for this extremely satisfying knit!
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Kit includes pdf & printed pattern, and selected yarn. For yarn winding services, please click here.
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DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Rios by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/210yds): 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2) Skeins Color A & 2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) Skeins Color B. Shown in Chaja & Glitter. Also shown in Chaja & Hojas. Rios is a superwash, kettle dyed yarn with easy care cleaning instructions. It flows smoothly through your fingers and is soft Merino Wool. Since Rios is kettle-dyed, there is a slight color variation that makes a mottled effect in the finished garment.
SIZE: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) modeled with 2-4" of negative ease
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust-32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56)" Please choose the size smaller than your bust measurement.
YARDAGE: 100 (150, 210, 230, 290, 300, 370) yds Color A & 365 (380, 530, 590, 730, 790, 950) yds Color B
NEEDLES: Size US 6 / 4mm 16" circular nedle & 8 / 5mm 32" circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Stitch Holders or waste yarn, & tapestry needle
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - carrying floats, cable cast-on, grafting
GAUGE: 16 sts x 29 rows = 4" in slip stitch pattern on larger needle
Images courtesy of Interweave Press