KNit The DESERT

Sand and Stone

Sand and Stone Sand and Stone


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In the desert, sun plays on sand and stone, creating many tones and moods. Depending on the time of day, colours are heightened or simply washed out.

The Sand and Stone shell plays with these features, allowing the colours of two coordinating handpainted yarns to work their light-filled magic. Deliberately over-sized, this top has plenty of positive ease, making it a comfortable garment to wear over a camisole or shirt.

The sample pictured is Size Medium and is knit with Hand Maiden Fine Yarn Flaxen, 65% silk, 35% linen, (250 m./273 yds. per 100 g.), colours “Wheat” and “Sweet Tea”.

Specifications

Sizes: Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, and 3X
Bust Circumference: 97 cm./38.8 in. (109 cm./43.4 in.; 120 cm./48 in.; 131 cm./52.6 in.; 143 cm./57.1 in.; 166 cm./66.3 in.; 188 cm./75.4 in.)
Centre Back Length: 52 cm./20.7 in. (52 cm./20.7 in.; 57 cm./22.9 in.; 57 cm./22.9 in.; 63 cm./25.1 in.; 68 cm./27.3 in.; 68 cm./27.3 in.)

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

Suggested Yarn: Double knitting yarn in the following amounts:
Colour 1 (Wheat): 310 m./340 yds. (345 m./378 yds.; 430 m./470 yds.; 475 m./520 yds.; 570 m./623 yds.; 720 m./788 yds.; 825 m./902 yds.)
Colour 2 (Sweet Tea): 240 m./262 yds. (270 m./295 yds.; 320 m./350 m.; 350 m./383 yds.; 450 m./492 yds.; 510 m./558 yds.; 580 m./634 yds.)

Needles: 5.0 mm. (US 8)

Gauge: 14 sts and 22 rows = 10 cm./4 in. square in Pattern Stitch

Pattern Price: $10.00 CAD

View all four patterns in the Desert Series.

Purchase Collection: $19.95 CAD

 

Pattern Price: $10.00 CAD