Raffalo by Brian smith


November 2013
Ruth and Belinda’s silky aran
DK (11 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
514 - 536 yards (470 - 490 m)
one size
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Simple, yet elegant. Raffalo is knitted using the intarsia technique and finished off with an i-cord.

Finished measurements after blocking: 13.5 inches at widest point-90 inches long

Yarn used
Ruth and Belinda’s silky aran-100g-166m
1 skein in shade Honey.
Colinette Cadenza-50g-120m
3 skeins in shade Java Plum

Amounts used: Honey-94g-160m. Java Plum-125g-310m

Gauge: 4sts-5 rows-1 inch-garter stitch

Needles: 4.5mm straight & 5mm-80cm-circular

Notions: Tapestry needle-Blocking kit