Hey, Little Songbird by Bristol Ivy
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Hey, Little Songbird

Knitting
November 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in brioche pattern
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
775 - 900 yards (709 - 823 m)
22 3/4” wide and 64 1/2” long

This pattern is no longer available; instead, please see my collaboration with Mason-Dixon Knitting and Jade Sapphire, Nesting.

Named after a song from Hadestown, Anais Mitchell’s folk opera about the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, Hey, Little Songbird is a brioche stole whose increases and decreases create the long curves of feathers at rest.

Yarn
Suri Luscious by Little Gidding Farm (50% Grade #1 suri alpaca/50% Dennis farm Polwarth; 300 yds (274 m)/124 g); 3 skeins in color Goldenrod

Note: this yarn is WELL worth hunting down. It is some of the nicest alpaca I’ve ever seen!

Needles
One 24” circular needle or pair of straight in size US 10 1/2 6.5 mm
(or size needed to obtain gauge)