Mafadi by Noma Ndlovu


November 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 78 rows = 4 inches
in Brioche and Reverse Stocking Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1575 yards (1440 m)
One Size
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One Size: 158cm / 62” long x 40.5cm / 16” wide

Yarn: Yama Fibre Art Merino Linen Singles (fingering / 4-ply; 90% superwash Merino, 10% linen; 360m /394yds per 100g skein)
Yarn A: Khaki; 2 skeins
Yarn B: Ursus; 2 skeins

Gauge: 32 sts & 19.5 brioche rows (39 rows total) = 10cm / 4” in brioche and reverse stocking stitch pattern on 3.75mm needles, after blocking.

Needles: 3.75mm / US 5 circular needle, 80cm / 32” length
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 4 stitch markers, cable needle, row counter (optional), tapestry needle

Notes: Mafadi is knit flat from the bottom up. Each row is worked once with yarn A and then again with yarn B.