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Kir Royale

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Kir Royale
Kir Royale
Kir Royale
Kir Royale
Kir Royale
Kir Royale

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, cables, bind off

Pattern Description:

Like its namesake, Kir Royale is heady and bright " a treat both to knit and wear.

The slipped garter stitch pattern creates a delectable texture in the body, edged by a wide cable that seems to gently fold in on itself.

A generous ribbed trim flares from the bottom.

A beautiful showcase for variegated yarns, Kir Royale is simply divine when knit in an elegant merino/silk blend like Luna from Wollfaktor.


11 sts x 16 rows = 2" x 2" [5 cm x 5 cm] in body pattern on smaller needles, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 63" [160 cm] wingspan along top edge and 16" [40 cm] long at center


  • US 4 [3.5 mm] circular needles, 40" [100 cm] long
  • US 6 [4.0 mm] circular needles, 40" [100 cm] long

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle

Suggested yarn:

700 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Wollfaktor Luna
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I'm Melanie and in my real life I'm an IT specialist, mother of three and a semi-successful housewife.
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