Ristras by Corrine Walcher


December 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8.5 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
S, M, L
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Ristras are strings of brightly colored hot peppers hung together. The colorway, Airport Hot Sauce and the shapes in the pattern reflect these. They are everywhere in New Mexico, a state which excelled in producing several special people in my life.

Finished Size: S (M, L) 7” (8”, 8.5” around), unstretched

Yarn: Dragonfly Fibers Djinni Sock, 80% superwash Merino/10% Cashmere/10% Nylon, 420 yards/113 grams (Sample knit in Airport Hot Sauce)

Needles: Set of 5 double-pointed needles or two circular needles size 2 US (2.75 mm), or size to obtain gauge

Gauge: 8.5 stitches per inch in stockinette, knit in the round.