LeNoir by Lynn Di Cristina


January 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in pattern after blocking with larger needle
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
583 yards (533 m)
One size, easily adjustable
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Finished Measurements:
27”/69 cm circumference at neck opening. 44”/112cm across the bottom edge. 36”/91 cm from side edge to side edge at chest level. 22”/56 cm long.

Yarn: Kismet Fiber Works Abundant Aran (181 yd/100 g skein); 80% Merino, 10% Cashmere. 3 skeins Ash Violet (main color) and 40 yd/22g Beaujolais (contrast color)

Gauge: 11 sts/20 rows = 4”/10 cm with larger needle in pattern after blocking. Gauge is critical for this project and will affect the finished size.

Needles: US#10/6.0 mm 24”/60 cm or shorter and US#11/8.0 mm 32”/80 cm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

Notions: Tapestry needle.

This pattern has been tech-edited.