sequences by Lori Versaci


September 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
650 - 875 yards (594 - 800 m)
Small (Large)
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Inspired by Cecelia Campochiaro and her stellar book, Sequence Knitting: Simple Methods for Creating Complex Fabrics (learn more about the book and how to buy your own copy here), sequences is an addictive, 2-color knit that is both cozy and elegant to wear! Available in 2 sizes, the larger size is ample enough to wrap yourself up in on a chilly day, while the smaller version fits nicely around the shoulders or under a coat. Shown in Shibui’s newest yarn, Drift, a velvety soft, lightweight worsted weight yarn, is the ultimate luxury yarn with 85% extra fine merino and 15% cashmere.

While this pattern is shown in a worsted weight yarn, it can be knit in DK or fingering weight yarn, however the final measurements will be altered.

Small (Large)
Small shown in Suit and Pollen (Large shown in Tar and Ivory)

LENGTH: 51 (61)“/129.5 (155)cm
WIDTH: 4 ¼”/11cm at narrow end; 23 (27 ¼)“/58.5 (69)cm at wide end

Worked flat, from end-to-end


  • 6 (8) skeins 3 (4) in each color: Shibui Drift (85% Extra Fine Merino, 15% Cashmere ; 110 yds/101m per 50g skein) or
  • Approx 650 (875) yds/600 (800)m worsted weight yarn, evenly split between 2 colors
  • Plus extra yarn in contrasting color(s) for edging, if desired

Size 8 US (5mm) 32”/80cm circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge

17 sts and 34 rows = 4”/10cm in garter st, after blocking.

While exact gauge is not critical, variation in gauge will alter final measurement.