Vaudeville

Vaudeville is one of 16 designs in  Åsa Tricosa Ziggurats: 16 elegantly seamless knits


(available from Purlescence)

The ultimate comfortable tunic, Vaudeville winds its way back and forth in the usual Ziggurat manner, and ends with generous side slits and a peekaboo lined hem. Play with your leftovers to create hidden gems at cuff and hem linings.

Vaudeville is, unusually for me, another V-neck. For some unspecified
reason I have decided that V-necks do not suit me. Nevertheless, even as a selfish knitter who both designs and knits mostly for herself, I wanted to offer at least one or two V-necks to my knitting friends. Discovery: this V-neck really suits me. Who knew? Maybe it will suit you, too!

The yarn is another favourite from The Uncommon Thread, a single ply merino in a warm, subtly and beautifully shifting grey. The luminous contrast colours are Ripples Crafts Yarns single ply merino, which has such lustre I could swear there is some silk in them. The model is also a favourite. (As is the location of the photo: Hvalø Gård Idyllic Island Farm)

DEEP V-NECK

FIT
Casual shoulders, relaxed A-linish shaping with approx 14 cm / 5.5” ease

YARN
The Uncommon Thread Everyday Singles (Fingering/single ply,
100% merino, 366 m (400 yds) per 100 g); Olive Leaf x 5 (5, 5, 5, 6) [6,
6, 6, 6, 7] skeins
CC Ripples Crafts Burras Mini Skein (Fingering weight, 1ply, 100%
Merino, 73 m / 20g); A Teal Tale x 1 skein; Slice of Lime x 1 skein, Damson x 1 skein

approx YARDAGE
1500 (1550, 1650, 1800, 1850) [1950, 2000, 2150, 2200, 2300] m
1650 (1700, 1800, 1950, 2050) [2150, 2200, 2350, 2400, 2550] yds

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
3 mm (US 2.5) circular needle, 80 – 100 cm (32 – 40”)
or size to obtain gauge
Two 2.5 mm (US 1.5) circular needles, 60 – 100 cm (24 – 40”)
Cable or double pointed needles
Stitch holders; stitch markers

 


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