Buffalo at the Crossroads by Michelle Stead

Buffalo at the Crossroads

Knitting
June 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in Stated in Pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
535 - 1040 yards (489 - 951 m)
XS/S (M/L, 1X/2X, 3X/4X) To Fit Bust Size: 34 (42, 50, 58)inches
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Rich desert colors and dusty trails converge in this light and airy vest. Buffalo at the Crossroads embodies the spirit of the prairie with long, lacey stitches that echo the crossroads we find in our lives. Pair with your favorite shawl pin for a gorgeous layer that will rope them in, both on the range and off!

Sizes
XS/S (M/L, 1X/2X, 3X/4X) To Fit Bust Size: 34 (42, 50, 58)inches {finished width allows for a generous 8-10 inches of overlap}

Materials
US #8/5mm Circular Needle, 32in/81cm cable (or size needed to obtain gauge)
C1: 140 (180, 220, 275)yards in sport/DK weight yarn
C2: 140 (180, 195, 275)yards in sport/DK weight yarn
C3: 140 (155, 195, 245)yards in sport/DK weight yarn
C4: 115 (155, 195, 245)yards in sport/DK weight yarn
Sample Shown in Buffalo Wool Co Buffalo Skies DK: C1 Ghost Dancer, C2 Indian Paintbrush, C3 Western Sky, and C4 Sedona Sand

Skills
Cable Cast on with a twist - Tutorial Linked Here
Elastic Bind off

For the shawl pin featured in the pattern visit www.craftyflutterbycreations.com

If substituting yarn be careful to choose a yarn with a bit of twist/stretch to it. Yarns with zero stretch (cotton, linen, silk, viscose) do not play nicely with this stitch pattern.