Hillwood by Jill Wolcott

Hillwood

Knitting
December 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette and Horizontal Rib
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
625 - 650 yards (572 - 594 m)
Back width 14" x back length 20"
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Knit a shrug as fascinating as you are! The back is an attention-grabbing Counterpane pattern, worked from the inside-out to create a hypnotic swirl. Raglan sleeves join with the Counterpane to create a garment that always looks polished, whether you wear it as a shrug for warmth or tied over your shoulders for a little extra coverage. Use the collar and trims to experiment with colors and textures for a shrug that’s all you.

moderate / flat, ITR

Sizes

One Size
Finished back width 14”
Finished back length 20”

Gauge

MC 4.25 sts/in and 6 rows/in = 17 sts/4” and 24 rows/4” in St st and Horizontal Rib on size 6(4mm) ndls
CC 4.5 sts/in and 6 rows/in = 18 sts/4” and 24 rows/4” in Horizontal Rib on size 8(5mm) ndls

Needles

Size 6(4mm) dpns and 24” circular ndl OR size to obtain gauge, size 8(5mm) ndls or size to obtain gauge

Supplies

Stitch markers, tapestry needle, stitch holders or WY

Yarn

Main Color MC Sensational from Fibra Natura, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 50g/90 yds (82m)
Contrast Color CC Trellis from Fibra Natura, 50% wool, 29% silk, 11% baby alpaca, 10% fine mohair, 50g/88 yds (80m) (discontinued)
MC 5 skeins
CC 2 skeins

As Shown

Color MC Castle Rock
Color CC Forrest

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