Colourwheel Kite by Brian smith

Colourwheel Kite

April 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1356 - 1422 yards (1240 - 1300 m)
One size
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Colourwheel kite uses 3 balls of Sirdar’s Colourwheel yarn. We start by knitting a kite shape using decreases and increases for the main body. We then pick up stitches along one edge to work the right wing. Finishing with an i-cord along the length of the wingspan (optional) Choose your colours, cast on and let your kite fly.
Stitches and techniques used:
Garter stitch
Slip slip knit
Knit into front and back
Knit two together
Knit three together
Slip one purlwise
Picking up stitches

Yarn used
Sirdar Colourwheel
2 balls shade Colourama
1 ball shade Perfectly pretty

UK4mm/US6 120cms circular
UK4.5mm/US7 120cms circular

1 marker
Tapestry needle
Blocking kit

Gauge after blocking a swatch
36 rows-22sts-10cms
Garter stitch

Finished measurements approx after blocking
Depth at widest point-96cms