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Christiansburg, VA

Nell Ziroli lives in a quirky little house in a small and lovely neighborhood
with her youngest daughter Haley and their companions Daisy + Oliver.
She comes from a family of knitters and ...

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Pythagorean with a Twist

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Pythagorean with a Twist
Pythagorean with a Twist
Pythagorean with a Twist

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Provisional Cast-on, combing knits & purls, grafting

Pattern Description:

The haloed fabric created by holding soft worsted
merino and ethereal silk & mohair is something you'll
want to stay snuggled in. The moebius join will keep
this wrap on your shoulders, whether wrapped once or
Worked back and forth from a
provisional cast on then grafted after
adding the twist.
Yarn used in sample:
3 skeins Shepherds Wool Worsted
250 yards each skein, shown in
4 balls Rowan KidSilk Haze 229 yards
each ball, shown in Blood


Gauge in pattern 18 stitches and 20
rows to 4 inches.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished piece is about 19 x 60


  • 750 yards each of worsted yarn & fingering weight silk & mohair blend

You Will Also Need:

  • 24 - 32 inch US 9 needles, or size needed for gauge, extra 24 inch needle in smaller size or cable from interchangeable