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In The Pink

Short Story: Chic Knits for Layering
Knitting
October 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in over checkerboard st using size 9 (5.5mm) needle.
US 9 - 5.5 mm
Instructions are written for size Small. Changes for Medium, Large, and X-Large are in parentheses. (Shown in size Small.)

in the pink
Knit in a delicious candy pink merino with a decadent layered collar, this fetching bolero gives off a rosy glow.

BASKETWEAVE BOLERO
Late one afternoon, as I was walking through the Union Square Greenmarket in New York, my eyes locked onto a stand brimming with gorgeous locally grown yarns. Several months later, Eugene Wyatt, the owner of Catskill Merino sent me some of this gorgeous yarn to play with. It’s super lightweight and lofty and comes in an array of exquisite colors.

WHAT YOU NEED
Yarn
Merino by Catskill Merino, 1 3/4oz/50g skeins, each approx 140yd/127.5m (merino wool) YARN WT = 4
• 6 (7, 7, 8) skeins in #1 deep cochineal

GAUGE
16 sts and 24 rows = 4”/10cm over checkerboard st using size 9 (5.5mm) needle.
Take time to check gauge.