Sorrel by Wool & Pine


December 2019
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
+ Lace
= DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette (refer to reverse stockinette for color/fade)
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
700 - 1800 yards (640 - 1646 m)
31.5" 35" 38.5" 42" 46" 49.5" 53.5" 58" 62.5" 66"
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Sorrel is knit top-down, seamlessly in the round using one strand of sock yarn held with one strand of mohair silk lace. The yoke features richly textured linear dip stitches (don’t worry if you’re unfamiliar with this type of tucked/smocked stitch, it’s easy and a video tutorial is included with the pattern!) and a reverse stockinette body- knit inside out so you don’t have to purl the entire time.

Designed to be easily customizable to your preference, Sorrel can be styled with 0”-6” of positive ease, cropped or full-length, 3/4 length sleeves or long!

While the sample is a 4-color fade (kits available!) Get Creative! Fade from stash yarns with as many colors as you wish or choose a single speckled colorway with a complementary mohair silk that will make the yoke pop!

Recommended Ease: 0-6” positive ease

measure at the fullest part of bust, for example, if a 38” actual bust knit the size 42” for 4” of positive ease

Finished Measurements: (bust) 31.5”, 35”, 38.5”, 42”, 46”, 49.5”, 53.5”, 58”, 62.5”, 66”


Cropped with 3/4 length sleeve yardages

Classic sock fade for four colours crop sweater (green sample):

approx, will depend on where you fade

Cl: 220 (270,290,330,360,392,430,475,515,580)yds

C2:255 (300,325,370,405,438,480,535,578,650)yds

C3: 130 (150,165,185,200,220,240,268,290,325)yds

C4: 105 (125,135,155,170,185,200,225,240,270)yds

Classic sock (no fade): 700 (830, 900, 1020, 1120, 1220, 1330, 1480, 1600, 1800yds

Mohair silk: 650 (750, 820, 920, 1020, 1120, 1250, 1340, 1460, 1580)yds

Full length with full length sleeve yardages

Classic sock (no fade) (grey sample): 790 ( 1000, 1100, 1200, 1320, 1460, 1600, 1720, 1860, 2000)yds

Mohair silk: 800 ( 1070, 1160, 1260, 1400, 1530, 1680, 1820, 1940, 2100)yds

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Sorrel has been tech-edited and thoroughly tested and includes: Video tutorials on special stitches used and tips on how to achieve the perfect custom fade, written and charted instructions and a handy fade diagram all which make Sorrel a fun, straightforward knit and a wonderful stashbuster!

Yarn Description: Our samples feature SpunRightRound Classic Sock and Mohair Silk. The blend of these two fibers creates a dynamic fabric that has both exquisite softness and a cozy factor that’s off the charts! The combination of mohair + sock creates an exciting opportunity to fade several colors together as the mohair has a magical way of blending and softening the colors held alongside it, especially in reverse stockinette.

Classic Sock is a 4-ply sock yarn of 100% Superwash Merino with a strong round twist and silky texture with the slightest sheen. It blooms upon blocking making deliciously plump stitches.

Mohair Silk is a laceweight 72% kid mohair, 28% silk blend with a soft halo surrounding a strand of gently twisted silk core. As soft as a bunny’s tummy this blend lends a gorgeous halo to your finished piece.

Mohair and Yarn Alternatives

On a budget? Mohair not your best bud? That’s OK! Alpaca, Silk and Cashmere laceweight yarn are available! Here are a few suggestions in various fibers and price points:

Hjertegarn Kid silk $9/ball

VALLEY YARNS 2/14 Alpaca Silk $26.99 1736 yards/cone!
LaceWeight 80% Alpaca/20% Silk

Drops Brushed Alpaca Haze $3/skein (heavier than a standard lace mohair but it has that halo + shine + great price!)

Malabrigo Baby Silkpaca Lace

KnitPicks Aloft

Cascade Alpaca Lace

Classic Elite Silky Alpaca

Isager Alpaca

Sprigs & Stone Suri Fluff

Valley Yarns Hatfield Alpaca Lace

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