Sari by Kieran Foley
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Sari

Knitting
November 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stranded knitting
US 2 - 2.75 mm
2000 - 2100 yards (1829 - 1920 m)
One
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A large exotic stole inspired by colorful Indian embroideries and filigree patterns.

Sari main pattern
The sample was knit on 2.75mm/US2 needles with colorshiftyarn sets:
The MC is a combination of two sets - Copper to Burgundy and Copper to Koi, a total of 16 shades
Each set is 640yds/584m, so the total MC is 1280yds/1168m
The main CC and small intarsia diamonds use one set of the warm Parade Progression, 8 shades, 640yds/584m
The intarsia stripe uses the cool Parade Progression, approximately 100 yds/90m

Unfortunately, ColorShift is currently unavailable and would appear to be discontinued. If you are looking for substitute yarns, ColorShift Yarn is described in the Etsy Store as a two-ply jumper weight (fingering) yarn milled from 23.5 micron superwash Merino wool that knits up at about 8 st/in on US1-2 needles (2.25-2.75mm). There is a Gorgeous Gradients group here on Ravelry which might be a good starting point for substitute gradient yarns, and you can click on the “yarn ideas” tab above to see what yarns have been used in Ravelry projects.

Gauge: approximately 25sts and 28 rows = 4 inches/10cm in stranded pattern
Dimensions after blocking: 72in/180cm long x 25in/64cm
Techniques include back and forth stranding, intarsia and lace knitting on RS and WS rows, with 3 or 4 colors in each row.

The main chart is quite wide and is divided over two landscape pages.
The pdf includes charts, short written instructions and notes, and a photo tutorial on splicing yarn ends.

Sari variations
In addition to the main pattern the pdf includes three Sari variations, designed to use half quantities of the 16 MC shades.
The MC is a combination of two half sets of colorshiftyarn:
Copper to Burgundy and Copper to Koi, a total of 16 shades - the total MC is 640yds/584m
The main CC is one set of the warm Parade Progression, 8 shades, 640yds/584m
The intarsia stripe/zig zag uses the cool Parade Progression, approximately 100 yds/90m

For more details and images of the variations, visit this page on my website.

Sari is also available here in the kCDesign format for use with the knitCompanion app.

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