Ormiston by Francesca Hughes
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Ormiston

Knitting
January 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1257 - 1300 yards (1149 - 1189 m)
One size
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Ormiston is a big blanket wrap that has cables, colour, texture and tassels. A simple and satisfying Intarsia, you will finish up with a warm and soft large wrap for the colder months. Cables are knit up either side of the wrap for an interesting edging. The colour pop and geometric shapes make it an eye-catching neck warmer. The wrap is knit bottom up.

Gotland wool is silky, strong, and makes a fabric that you feel would keep you warm forever. Little Grey Sheep Gotland DK comes from the Surrey/Hampshire border and spun at John Arbon Textiles!
The colours shimmer, dyed over the natural greys of the fibres.

Wind individual bobbins of yarn to make the intarsia more manageable. The results will be stunning: a piece you’ll wear forever.

Yarn
The Little Grey Sheep British Gotland (DK; 100% British Gotland)
100g / 230m/251yds per skein
Shades:
Yarn A: The Dark Side; 2 skeins
Yarn B: Naturally; 2 skein
Yarn C: Mussel; 1 skein
Yarn D: The future seemed bright; 1 skein

Needles
4mm / (US 6) needle
(Or size needed to achieve gauge), cable needle.

Notions
2 stitch markers, Tapestry needle, card or book 6.5” long to make tassels, row counter (optional), 7 bobbins.

Abbreviations
C6F - Slip 3 onto cable needle and hold in front of work, k3 from left-hand needle, k3 from cable needle.
C6B - Slip 3 onto cable needle and hold behind work, k3 from left-hand needle, k3 from cable needle.

Finished measurements
152cm/60” in length from end to end before tassels.

Gauge
20 sts and 30 rows = 10cm x 10cm/4” x 4” over stocking stitch