Do you shift into vacation mode at the first hint of warm weather? Before you cast away all responsibilities and head out of town, cast on this versatile accessory. Designed with a luxurious DK weight yarn from my friends at Queen City Yarn, VACATION MODE will be your new favorite travel companion. Spun from a summery blend of silk and linen, this yarn begs for lazy days and easy knitting. This design is the perfect combination of smooth-sailing knitting with casual styling options. The design is equally pleasing on both sides and can be worn as a head wrap or styled as a cowl or skinny scarf. Choose your favorite color to dress up a summer outfit, adding a bit of elegance to any look.
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1 skein of Queen City Yarn Coleman, 65% Silk, 35% Linen, 245 yd / 224 m per 115 g, or DK weight yarn with similar properties
Sample shown in colorway Smoke – 198.5 yd / 181.5 m (93 g)
GAUGE & NEEDLES
20 stitches & 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch knit flat
Gauge is not critical, but will affect finished size of piece.
US 6 (4.0 mm) or size needed to get gauge either straight or circular (minimum overall length: 9” 23 cm for straight needles, or 16” 40 cm for circular)
Overall length: 54” (137 cm)
Width at center: 6.5” (16.5 cm)
Knit stitch, purl stitch, knit one below stitch, basic increases and decreases.
This reversible design is a written pattern with photo tutorials and a schematic.
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Tech Editing: Bronwyn Hahn
Yarn Support: Queen City Yarn
Test knitting: Randi B., Tammy B., Trish B., Laura H., Amanda K., Mary M., Lauren S. Rachel S. Felicia T., and Kristen W.