Speckle Star by Justyna Lorkowska
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Speckle Star

Knitting
December 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Worked in pattern in the round
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
219 yards (200 m)
one size
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This ain’t your grandmother’s Fair Isle! The age old colorwork technique is jolted into the 21st century with cool combos of contrasting speckled yarns. If you’re not quite ready to jump in with two feet, just stick a toe in by using one solid and one speckle. But if you’re up for colorful adventure, go for it! Just make sure the two colorways complement each other so the star design shines through.

Size
One size: to fit 54-56 cm/21-22” circumference.
Length from brim to top - about 25 cm/10”.

Yarn
2 skeins of Organic Aran by Olann: 100% Peruvian organic merino, 166 m/182 yards per 100 grams. Shown in colorways Granny Smith (MC) and Archaic (CC).

Needles
4.0 mm/US #6 circular needle (at least 40 cm/16” long) and dpns, or
appropriate size to get gauge,
3.5 mm/US #4 circular needle (at least 40 cm/16” long) or dpns, or two sizes smaller than gauge needles.

Other
1 stitch marker, tapestry needle for weaving.

Gauge
23 sts and 24 rounds in 10 cm/4” in pattern worked in the round with needle
4.0 mm/US #6. Take time to save time and check your gauge. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.