Viminal

Create a flattering ombre colour effect with two yarns blending smoothly from one to the other. There are so many variations possible: perhaps begin with the same colour for body and sleeves at the top or even use lightly contrasting colours for a very subtle effect.

SIZES
To Fit Actual Bust Circumference Up To: 31.5 (34.5, 37.5, 40.5, 43.5, 46.5, 49.5, 52.5)" / 80 (87.5, 95.5, 103, 110.5, 118, 125.5, 133.5) cm.
1-3" / 2.5-7.5 cm positive ease recommended.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust Circumference: 32.75 (35.75, 38.75, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54)" / 83 (91, 98.5, 106.5, 114.5, 122, 129.5, 137) cm.
Size 35.75” / 91 cm modelled with 1.25" / 3 cm positive ease.
Length: 23.5 (24, 24.5, 24.75, 25, 25.5, 25.75, 25.75)" / 59.5 (61, 62, 63, 63.5, 65, 65.5, 65.5) cm.

MATERIALS
Yarn
baa ram ewe ‘Dovestone’ (50% BFL, 25% Wensleydale Longwool, 25% Dark Brown Masham, 252 yds / 230 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g); colours: C1 Parkin 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins, C2 Coal 3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins.

Needles & Notions
2 US size 6 / 4 mm circular needles, 40”/ 100 cm long (or longer for bigger sizes)
Set of US size 6 / 4 mm double-point needles (if magic loop not used for sleeves)
Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve gauge.
Tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holders, waste yarn or stitch holders.

GAUGE
21 sts and 29 rows = 4" / 10 cm in st st blocked.

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