Designed by Sarah Hatton for Rowan Yarns.
Nara is a simple lace stitch poncho or capelet design worked in the ever-popular Kidsilk Haze yarn, a luxurious blend of 70% super kid mohair and 30% silk. Featuring 3 different colours graduated from light to dark in a simple, stylish striped pattern, this accessory would be suitable to wear all year round.
This is a knitted lace stitch capelet pattern joined to work in the round from the bottom up and provides three adult womens' sizes S-M, L, XL-XXL. Suitable for intermediate knitters.
It uses a gauge of 14 sts and 18 rows using 5.5mm needles, 15 1/2 sts and 20 rows using 5mm needles, and 17 sts and 22 rows using 4mm needles, all to 10cm swatch using TWO strands of the Kidsilk Haze held together over pattern.
Yarn: Total amount approximately 5 to 7 balls x 25g Rowan Kidsilk Haze depending on size made. If using 3 colours, buy Colour A: 2 (2,3) balls and Colour B: 1 (2,2) balls and Colour C: 1 ball for all sizes. Sample pictured uses 641 Blackcurrant, 669 Degas and 590 Pearl colours.
Needles: 1 pair of each of 4mm, 5mm and 5.5mm circular knitting needles (no more than 80cm long) or as required to get the pattern gauge.
Printed leaflet only. ZB-03539