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Rainbow Trail

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Rainbow Trail is the knitter's version of Sonia Rykiel's colorful sweaters. It is worked seamless from the top down with shaped neckline. The worsted weight long gradient yarn makes it quick to knit and exciting to see the colors emerge. Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches. MATERIALS YARN Worsted weight Shown here: KnitCircus Ringmaster (100% merino wool; 22 m/250 yds, 100 g/3.5 oz skein; Main Color (MC) Quoth the Raven: 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5) skeins, Contrasting Color (CC) Over the Rainbow: 3 skeinsFor the first two sizes, only two skeins are necessary. The third skein is only required if you want matching striping sequence on both sleeves.) Yardage requirement: MC: 595 (640, 705, 780, 840, 900, 960) m / 650 (700, 770, 855, 920, 985, 1050) yds, including 10% allowance CC: 395 (430, 470, 520, 560, 600, 640) m / 430 (470, 515, 570, 610, 655, 700) yds, including 10% allowance BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knitting in the round, short-rows GAUGE 16.5 sts and 22 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stockinette stitch on larger needles, blocked. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS XS (S, M, L1, L2, 1X, 2X) Bust circumference: 86 (93.5, 100.5, 105.5, 116.5, 122.5, 129.5) cm / 34 (36.75, 39.5, 41.5, 45.75, 48.25, 51) inches This garment is intended to be worn with 7-10 cm / 2-4 inches positive ease. SUGGESTED YARN 650 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN KnitCircus Ringmaster COLORWAY "Quoth the Raven" and "Over the Rainbow"

Recommended with this pattern

  • 5 mm / US 8 needle(s) in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round
  • 4 mm / US 6 circular needle of length 40 cm / 16-inch, for neckband
  • 5 mm / US 8 circular needle of length 100 cm / 40-inch; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

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Minimi Knit Design
Minimi Knit Design
Cristina is a Waldorf mama living with her son, husband and two cats at the seaside of Tuscany. Being a knitwear designer fits much better into her family schedule than being a science researcher. It nurtures her creative mind, too.