Callakillie by Emily K Williams
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April 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Linen Stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
361 - 503 yards (330 - 460 m)
Short (Long)
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Simple knitting doesn’t have to be boring. Callakillie makes use of meditative linen stitch to create graduated colour changes and a supple, non-curling fabric. Worked in the round and then steeked (forming a hassle-free fringe), it’s a perfect mindless project as well as a perfect classic addition to your wardrobe.

Callakillie is available in two sizes, the short size will wrap once round your neck and the long two or even three times round for extra winter warmth.

MC: 165 (230) m / 180 (250) yds aran weight yarn.
CC: 165 (230) m / 180 (250) yds aran weight yarn.

The short sample is made using:
Ginger’s Hand Dyed Sheepish Aran, 100% Bluefaced Leicester, 166 m / 182 yds per 100g skein.
MC: Grumpy Bear (dark grey blue), 1 Skein
CC: Band of Gold OOAK (mustard), 1 Skein

The long sample is made using:
Studio Donegal, Donegal Aran Tweed, 100% wool, 80 m / 87 yds per 50g ball
MC: 4814 Plum, 3 balls
CC: 4742 Light Grey, 3 balls

2 stitch markers
Tapestry needle

Knitting in the round
Long Tail Cast-on
Sewn Cast-off