Fata Morgana by Sylvia Watts-Cherry

Fata Morgana

Knitting
August 2019
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
19.5 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1334 - 2209 yards (1220 - 2020 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Finished chest (fullest point) circumference: 83 (93, 104, 114, 124, 134, 145, 155, 165)cm / 33 (37, 41, 45, 49, 53, 57, 61, 65)“ – to be worn with
2.5-12.5 cm / 1-5” positive ease
Model has 87.5cm / 34½” bust, stands 165cm / 5’5” tall and is wearing a size 2.

Yarn A: Ocean by the Sea Meadow (single ply) BFL Roving (DK weight; 100% BFL; 200m / 218yds per 100g skein)
Shade: iBlush; 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins

Yarn B: Ocean by the Sea Halo Mohair/Silk (laceweight; 72% mohair, 28% silk; 420m / 459yds per 50g skein)
Shade: Winter is Coming; 1 skein
Note: The majority of the sweater is worked in yarn A, with contrast stripes worked using one strand each of yarn A and B held tog.

Gauge: 19.5 sts & 24 rows = 10cm / 4” over lace pattern on 5mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 5mm / US 8 knitting needles
4.5mm / US 7 knitting needles AND circular needle, 40 cm / 16” length.
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 1 stitch marker, 2 stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle

Notes: Fata Morgana is knit flat from the bottom up in pieces and seamed before picking up stitches for the neckband. The neckband is knit in the round.