SOLSTICE is a mixture of lace, simple stocking stitch and garter stitch. The back and two fronts are constructed in one piece, then the sleeves are worked afterwards.
SOLSTICE is made in our super-wash merino, silk and yak. The accent of lace for the hem, collar inserts and bottom section of sleeves is worked in super-soft alpaca, silk and cashmere – so lovely to drape over your body.
for you to make
YOU WILL NEED
4 x 100g COBBLESTONE, 212m/100g (60% superwash merino, 20% silk, 20% yak) and
4.5mm circular needle (60cm worked backwards and forwards) or long straight needles, for main body and lacy hems, 4.5mm needles for lace inserts 4mm double-pointed needles for sleeves, 6mmneedle for sleeve cast-off, sewing-up needle, stitch markers
FINISHED SIZES (when washed and dried – loose and comfortable fit)
Sizes denoted as thus: s-m/m-l
Length from shoulder seam to hem 80cm (both sizes), width (from underarm to underarm 53cm/63cm, sleeve length 30cm (both sizes)
(Belinda in Solstice, size 18/ 5'
18sts to 10cm in stocking st using 4.5mm needles
ABBREVIATIONS k: knit | p: purl st(s): stitch(es) | pu: pick-up R: row | Rnd: round pm / slm: place marker / slip marker RS / WS: right / wrong side facing k2tog: k next 2sts together to create one (right leaning decrease) skpo: slip a st, k a st, pass slippedst over st (left leaning decrease) yo: yarn over, starting at front of work pass yarn over needle to back. If st before yo was a k st, bring yarn to front underneath needle. If st after yo is a p, then bring yarn forward under needle. When you reach this yo on next row, k or p it as directed. This should create a hole. sl: slip a st from right-hand needle to left-hand needle without working ssk: (sl, sl, knit) sl next 2sts as if to k, one at a time, to right needle without working; insert left needle into fronts of these 2sts and k together creating one st decrease.