Yin & Yang Loop by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
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Yin & Yang Loop

Knitting
November 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
440 yards (402 m)
Approx. 48"/122cm around x 11"/28cm deep, after blocking.
This pattern is available for free.

We’re endlessly amazed at how simple stockinette stitch can yield such an engaging texture. Add one-row striping, as we did in the Yin & Yang Loop, and we can hardly pull our eyes away. Equally entrancing whether you’re on the ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ side, coil this loop around your neck for a perfectly balanced accessory.

We chose Shibui’s delicious Drift for the Yin & Yang Loop. It’s a plush, worsted-weight blend of extra fine merino and cashmere—strong, super-soft, and super squeezable. It delivers crisp stitch definition to the graphic striping of this loop!


FINISHED SIZE
Approx. 48”/122cm around x 11”/28cm deep, after blocking.

YARN
4 skeins Shibui Drift (110yds/101m each)2 skeins each of 2 colors. Designate Colors A and B. Our shop sample used A = Color 11 Tar; B = Color 2004 Ivory.
Or, approx. 220 yds/202m each of two colors of an equivalent worsted-weight yarn.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 9 (5.5mm) 24–32” (60–80mm) circular needle, or size to get gauge.
Stitch marker.
Blunt darning needle to finish.

GAUGE
18 sts = 4”/10cm in stockinette st, after blocking.