Mailou by Bristol Ivy


October 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch on 4mm needles after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
260 yards (238 m)
Size: 1 (2, 3)
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Drawing on what inspires her most, Bristol Ivy shares the possibilities that she finds inherent in knit fabric. Utilising exercises she uses in her life as a designer, Bristol encourages knitters to make their own rules and push their creativity by asking ‘What if?!’

Including 15 patterns for both accessories and garments, a comprehensive stitch dictionary, and in a beautiful hardback case, Knitting Outside the Box is essential reading for the adventurous knitter.

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Sizes: 1 (2, 3)
Finished hand circumference: 19 (20.5, 21.5) cm / 7½ (8, 8½)” Model wears size 1.

Yarn: Julie Assel in Leizu DK (DK weight; 90% superwash
Merino wool, 10% silk; 238m / 260 yds per 114 g skein) Shade: London; 1 skein

Gauge: 21 sts & 32 rows = 10 cm / 4” over stocking stitch on 4 mm needles after blocking.

Notions: Smooth scrap yarn and crochet hook for provisional cast on, 2 stitch markers, locking stitch markers, cable needle, spare circular needle in same or smaller size.

Notes: Mailou is worked sideways from a provisional cast on. Short rows are worked to shape the palm, thumb gusset, and to turn the cable 90 degrees before the cable is used to join the live stitches to the provisional cast on.

You might also find our Pattern and Yarn Specifications Guide useful when planning your project.
Please note specific yardages specified are approximations, and will vary according to gauge. Please allow additional yardage for