Montbretia by Carol Feller


June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1312 yards (1200 m)
Small (Medium, Large)
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Inspired by the rich shades and textures of Carol’s walks in rural Ireland, this hap combines short rows, welts and bobbles with dramatic splashes of colour. The light, flexible shape is easy to drape around the neck or wrap about your body in a multitude of wearable ways.

Hedgehog Fibres Sock Yarn (4 ply/fingering weight; 90% superwash merino, 10% nylon; 400m / 437yds; 100g skeins)

Yarn A Silence 1 x 100g skein

Yarn B Swamp 1 x 100g skein

Yarn C Copper Penny 1 x 100g skein

Width 107 (144, 184) cm (42 (56½, 72½) in)
Depth 36.5 (48.5, 61) cm (14¼ (19, 24) in)

Needles and notions
2 sets 3.75mm (UK 9 / US 5) circular needles, 100cm / 40in long
Stitch markers

22 sts and 37 rows to 10cm / 4in over st st, after washing and blocking
21 sts and 46 rows to 10cm / 4in over garter st, after washing and blocking
24 sts and 64 rows to 10cm / 4in over bobble edging, after washing and blocking

Special techniques
German short rows
Bobble edging (slipped stitch pattern)