Vittorio

When I received this yarn support in the mail it was one of those love/hate things. The colors are loud and amazing and fabulous – my inner yarnie screamed with delight. But my inner designer was afraid. How do you take something this awesome and this variegated and not turn it into a pooling muddy mess?

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The answer was surprisingly simple. Chevrons to the rescue. Sideways chevrons to be exact.

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They break up pooling and add cute little stripey bits and pieces.

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And the simple lace edging isn’t obscured by the riot of color.

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And you end up with some quite wearable and vaguely Missoni-ish. Long and narrow with a gentle crescent shape that makes it easy to wrap up in.

Needles: Size 6 needles (4.0 mm)

Yarn: 400 yards of fingering weight yarn, sample is shown in Dyeabolical Yarns Strong Arm Skinny in Flower Shop Inferno.

Gauge: 18 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches in blocked chevron

Sizes: 72″ wide and 16″ deep

The Vittorio Shawlette is available to purchase for $6.00 USD

Comments

  1. says

    LOVE your new creation! I wish I had some yarn for it. I’ll have to look next time I’m in Maryland…or ask for a colorful skein for Mother’s Day. I just started (and am totally loving) the Munchkinland socks. That tiny mock cable is so darn cute!