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VACATION MODE

Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke
Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke
Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke
Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke
Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke
Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke
Knitter: Shana
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Smoke

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Amanda K.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Clay
Knitter: Amanda K.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Clay

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Amanda K.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Clay
Knitter: Amanda K.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Clay

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Amanda K.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Clay
Knitter: Amanda K.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Clay

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Amanda K.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Clay
Knitter: Amanda K.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Clay

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Amanda K.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Clay
Knitter: Amanda K.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Clay

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Knitter: Felicia T.
Rico Design Essentials Cotton DK yarn
Knitter: Felicia T.
Rico Design Essentials Cotton DK yarn

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Felicia T.
Rico Design Essentials Cotton DK yarn
Knitter: Felicia T.
Rico Design Essentials Cotton DK yarn

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Felicia T.
Rico Design Essentials Cotton DK yarn
Knitter: Felicia T.
Rico Design Essentials Cotton DK yarn

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Knitter: Kristen W. modeled on her daughter
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Cherry Blossom
Knitter: Kristen W. modeled on her daughter
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Cherry Blossom

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Kristen W. modeled on her daughter
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Cherry Blossom
Knitter: Kristen W. modeled on her daughter
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Cherry Blossom

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Knitter: Laura H.
Malabrigo Susurro yarn
Knitter: Laura H.
Malabrigo Susurro yarn

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Laura H.
Malabrigo Susurro yarn
Knitter: Laura H.
Malabrigo Susurro yarn

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Laura H.
Malabrigo Susurro yarn
Knitter: Laura H.
Malabrigo Susurro yarn

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Lauren S.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Sand
Knitter: Lauren S.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Sand

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Lauren S.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Sand
Knitter: Lauren S.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Sand

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Mary M.
Berroco Chai yarn
Knitter: Mary M.
Berroco Chai yarn

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Mary M.
Berroco Chai yarn
Knitter: Mary M.
Berroco Chai yarn

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Mary M.
Berroco Chai yarn
Knitter: Mary M.
Berroco Chai yarn

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Rachel S. modeled on her daughter
Classic Elite Yarns Woodland yarn
Knitter: Rachel S. modeled on her daughter
Classic Elite Yarns Woodland yarn

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Rachel S. modeled on her daughter
Classic Elite Yarns Woodland yarn
Knitter: Rachel S. modeled on her daughter
Classic Elite Yarns Woodland yarn

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Randi B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Cherry Blossom
Knitter: Randi B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Cherry Blossom

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Randi B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Cherry Blossom
Knitter: Randi B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Cherry Blossom

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Knitter: Tammy B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Lemongrass
Knitter: Tammy B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Lemongrass

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Tammy B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Lemongrass
Knitter: Tammy B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Lemongrass

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Tammy B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Lemongrass
Knitter: Tammy B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Lemongrass

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Trish B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman in Amethyst
Knitter: Trish B.
Queen City Yarn Coleman in Amethyst

VACATION MODE

Knitter: Lauren S.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Sand
Knitter: Lauren S.
Queen City Yarn Coleman base in Sand
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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 YarnVACATION 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.

Find full gallery images here.

YARN
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)

DIMENSIONS
Overall length: 54” (137 cm)
Width at center: 6.5” (16.5 cm)

TECHNIQUES
Knit stitch, purl stitch, knit one below stitch, basic increases and decreases.

PATTERN ATTRIBUTES
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.