Sylah by Lynn Di Cristina


August 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette (after blocking)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
655 - 1025 yards (599 - 937 m)
Small, Large
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Finished Measurements: (top edge x length at center point)
Small: Approximately 70” x 22” (178 cm x 56 cm)
Large: Approximately 82” x 29” (208 cm x 73 cm)

Small: 655 yards of worsted weight yarn. Shown using Dream in Color Classy, (250 yd/229 m per 113 g skein), 100% Merino. 185 yards of color A (Scorched Lime), 220 yards of color B (Gold Experience), and 250 yards for color C (Velvet Port). I had approximately 7 yards/6 m remaining of color C. You may want to consider purchasing a second skein.

Small: Shown in 3rd, 4th, 8th, and 9th photos using Neighborhood Fiber Co. Rustic Worsted (275 yards/251 m); 100% Merino. 206 yards of color A (Georgetown), 212 yards of color B (Charles Center), and 248 yards of color C (Mondawmin).

Large: 1,025 yards of aran weight yarn. Shown using Merino Worsted by Malabrigo Yarn (210 yards/100 grams); 100% Merino. 295 yards of color A (Azul Bolita), 330 yards of color B (Very Berry), and 400 yards of color C (Pearl).

Needles: US#8/5.0 mm 32”/80 cm circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 14 sts/27 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette after blocking. Gauge is not critical for this project, but will affect the finished size and yardage.

Notions: 2 stitch markers and a tapestry needle.