Definition - Vellichor (n): the strange wistfulness of used bookshops.
The designer, Andrea Mowry, has been wearing this sweet sweater while discovering all of the amazing used bookshops in Portland, ME. This cropped tee is perfect for layering through all the seasons. Use a cotton/wool blend for a summer version and switch to 100% wool yarn for a warmer crop.
The stitch pattern is engaging so that you don’t want to set it down. Each row is made in a single color, but slipped stitches create the wonderful pattern and colorwork in the tee. Techniques - Twisted German Cast-On, Twisted Stitches, Colorwork Stripes,
3 Needle Bind-Off.
Pattern Kit includes pattern (pdf & printed pattern) and selected yarn. For yarn winding services, click here. Pattern sizes with similar skein counts have been combined for kit purposes only. Pattern includes 9 individual sizes.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Mother by Yoth Yarns (100% Rambouillet Wool; 100g/550yds): 1 (2, 2, 2)(2, 3) Skeins MC (Main Color) + 1 (1, 1, 1)(1, 2) Skeins Color B + 1 Skein Color C. Shown in Olive, Spring Water and Black Mission Fig.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED SUMMER YARN: Best Friend by Yoth Yarns (75% Cotton / 25% Wool; 100g/550 yds): 1 (2, 2, 2)(2, 3) Skeins MC (Main Color) + 1 (1, 1, 1)(1, 2) Skeins Color B + 1 Skein Color C. Shown in Oyster, Olive & Peach.
ALTERNATE YARN: O-Wash Fingering by O-Wool (100% Washable Organic Merino Wool; 100g/394yds or 20g/76yds MINI): 2 (2, 3, 3) (3, 4) Skeins MC & 1 (1, 1, 2) (2, 2) Skein Color B & 1 (1, 2, 2) (2, 2) MINI Skeins Color C. O-Wool is dyed and spun in the Northeastern USA from organic South American Merino Wool. Special care is taken to follow all organic guidelines and environmentally friendly practices while retaining the wool's natural hand. Available in solid tonal colors. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for color availability, and allow at least 10 business days for shipping to your location.
ALTERNATE YARN: United by Queensland Collection (55% Organic Lambswool / 45% Organic Cotton; 50g/251yds): 3 (3, 4, 4) (5, 6) Skeins MC & 1 (2, 2, 2) (2, 3) Skeins Color B & 1 Skein Color C. Beautifully heathered, organic yarn milled in Turkey that is made under GOTS certifications with the strictest guidelines. Please know that United and Bio Balance are interchangeable. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for color availability, and allow at least 10 business days for shipping to your location.
ALTERNATE YARN: Bio Balance by BC Garn (55% Organic Wool / 45% Organic Cotton; 50g/246yds): 3 (3, 4, 4) (5, 6) Skeins MC & 1 (2, 2, 2) (2, 3) Skeins Color B & 1 Skein Color C. Beautifully heathered, organic yarn from Denmark that is made under GOTS certifications with the strictest guidelines.
SIZES: XS (S/M, L, XL) (2XL/3XL, 4XL/5XL). Modeled with 10" of positive ease.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 38.5 (44-46.75, 52.25, 55)(60.5-63.25, 68.75-71.5)”
Recommended ease is positive 3-12”. All measurements of the garment can be found on the pattern.
YARDAGE: 550 (661-732, 850, 930)(1060-1100, 1260-1370) yds MC & 242 (284-315, 366, 400)(456-488, 542-589) yds Color B & 52 (61-67, 78, 85)(97-104, 115-125) yds Color C. Please keep in mind that yardage is an estimate
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
NEEDLES: Size US 3 / 3.25mm 32-40" Circular Needle & Set Double Points & Size US 2 / 2.75mm 32-40" Circular Needle, or sizes needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Tapestry needle, 1 stitch marker, smooth scrap yarn or Stitch holders & scissors
GAUGE: 29 sts x 49 rows = 4" on larger needles. Measured over stitch pattern, knit in the round, after blocking.
Tee images courtesy of DreaRenee Knits