Iron Sands by Libby Jonson
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Iron Sands

Knitting
January 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1017 yards (930 m)
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Wild coasts, crashing waves and miles of deserted black sand. Kick off your shoes, we’re in an untamed land that’ll feed your soul and make you feel alive.

Iron Sands will protect you from the wind whipping up the sand and tossling your hair. Pull it close around your shoulders, breathe deeply and drink in the magnificence of the raw beauty all around. You’ve arrived in a magical place and it’ll change you.

With its soothing garter stripes and unexpected angles, Iron Sands gently guides you to a deceptively simple slipped stitch edge and playful pop of colour before ending your journey with a rippling border.

Quick and simple to knit, Iron Sands is perfect for experienced knitters and adventurous beginners.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Width approx. 190cm/75” (blocked).
Depth at the widest part approx. 63cm/25” (blocked).

YARN
2 skeins of Kashgar by Happy Go Knitty (50% merino/50% silk; 100g = 415m/454yds), 1 each in colourway A “Grey Bird’s Egg” and colourway B “Clouds of Thunder”.

1 mini-skein of Kashgar by Happy Go Knitty (50% merino/50% silk; 25g = 100m/109yds) in colourway C “Pacific Ocean”.

Or approx. 415m/454yds of fingering weight yarn in both colourways A & B and approx. 100m/109yds of fingering weight yarn in colourway C.

Pattern has been professionally tech edited and test knitted.

Photos shot at the wild beach Karioitahi deep in New Zealand