Naranja by Snjezana Rock
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Naranja

Knitting
April 2010
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stitch pattern A
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
1100 - 1150 yards (1006 - 1052 m)
S / 36, very close fit
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Orange – the fruit of South. Bright, warm and delicious, just like the sun set on a warm summer day at Adriatic coast that radiates vitality.

This pattern is written very carefully in English and German language, with a lot of details and pictures on total 7 pages. It is test knitted and approved by myself. Pattern includes full instructions for all unfamiliar techniques.

Sizes available: S (36), very close fit!
Bust/waist/hip: 36”/30”/35.5” (92/76/90 cm)

Skills needed: experienced level, skilful at using cn, double pointed needles and seaming.

Materials:
500g (=10 balls) of Cotton/Rayon yarn, weight Aran 10 ply (8 wpi)
50g (=1 ball) of glazed yarn
1 button
3 Stitch markers
Needles 8 (5.0mm), circular needle 6 (4.0mm), circular needle 8 (5.0mm), one set of double pointed needles size 6 (4.0mm) plus one crochet hook size 6 (4.0mm), optional knitting mill
Yardage: approx. 1100yds to 1150yds

I designed Naranja especialy for summer to wear it over a tank top. But I wear it mostly at winter, because its colour cheers me up with summer feelings.

The silhouette is a bolero-cut, beginning on the waist line, both front and back side knitted extremly close to the body line. I created semi-circles for the front side, using a special technique, so that ribs look diagonal. The waves on the collar are made by improvised binding off technique in crochet. The same method I used for cuffs. With Knitting Jenny I made some very loose ribbons which I sewed on using cross stitch on all edges.

This garment is an extreme eye catcher. Surely because of colour. It looks absolutely feminine and requires a lot of self-confidence.

More informations on this design coming up soon on: http://handstrick-flair.blogspot.com/