Snow Days by Rachel C. Brown

Snow Days

by Rachel C. Brown
March 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
400 - 500 yards (366 - 457 m)
One (adjustable)
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Inspired by a late-winter snowstorm, Snow Days is just the thing if you’re feeling the need for a quick cosy knit. Worked in two skeins of luscious worsted weight merino, Snow Days uses contrasting textures to show off a beautiful yarn. The shift between garter stitch and texture sections makes this project the ultimate in potato chip knitting!

Knitting, purling, increasing (kfb, M1L, M1R) , decreasing (k2tog, ssk)

Adjustable. Sample shown measures 63”/160 cm long and 26”/66 cm across at the widest edge

Swan’s Island Natural Colors Collection Worsted, 100% certified organic Merino, 250 yd/229 m per 100 g skein, 2 skeins, or approximately 500 yd/458 m worsted weight yarn.

Sample shown in Logwood (YW218)

US 9/5.5 mm circular or straight needles as prefered for working flat, or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle

All gauge measurements given after blocking:
16 sts/23 row over 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch
16 sts/32 rows over 4”/10 cm in garter stitch
15 sts/32 rows over 4”/10 cm in seed stitch
16 sts/22 rows over 4”/10 cm in ladder stitch
18 sts/ 22 rows over 4”/10 cm in wave stitch