Nigamo by talitha kuomi
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June 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1312 - 1968 yards (1200 - 1800 m)
S (M, L, XL), see notes

note: this pattern is temporarily not available while it is being updated and reformated. sorry for the inconvenience.

Nigamo was designed by Talitha Kuomi for the 1st challenge of The Fiber Factor in which the contestants were told to “Knit Your Life!”

This was the winning design for the first challenge, and it was the interesting and symbolic details incorporated into the design that really won the judges over.

Talitha says…“‘Nigamo’ means ‘to sing’ in the Algonquin language, the native tongue of my Blackfoot Indian ancestors. This top is meant to show my Indian heritage, my love for family, and how in the best times and in the worst times, i use music to speak.”

Sizing and Yarn Requirements:
Size (Bust/Hip)
S (35”/36”) - 2 Balls MC, 1 Ball Color A, 1 Ball Color B
M (38”/40”) - 2 Balls MC, 2 Balls Color A, 1 Ball Color B
L (41”/43”) - 3 Balls MC, 2 Balls Color A, 1 Ball Color B
XL (44”/46”) - 3 Balls MC, 2 Balls Color A, 1 Ball Color B