Silvatica Stole Knitting Pattern
A pattern of abstract shapes is created by holding contrasting mohair strands together with a one continuous strand of base yarn.
Add more colour to your wardrobe with this playful accessory!
In addition to a detailed PDF, the knitting instructions also contains a video tutorial.
200cm / 79“ long x 28cm / 11“ wide.
25 stitches and 51 rows equals 10 x10 cm / 4 x 4 inches in garter stitch, using 3 mm / US 2.5 needles and measured after washing and blocking.
One strand of ribbon laceweight base yarn held together with contrasting strands of mohair laceweight
Yarn used in the sample:
ITO Urugami (72% wool, 28% paper; 240m / 262yds per 40g skein)
Yarn A: Black (221); 4 skeins
ITO Sensai (60% mohair, 40% silk; 240m / 262yds per 20g skein)
Yarn B: Camel (697); 1 skein
Yarn C: Mint (699); 1 skein
Yarn D: Olive (698); 1 skein
Yarn E: Cabbage (700); 1 skein
Yarn A: approx. 955m / 1044yds of ribbon laceweight yarn
Yarn B: approx. 124m / 136yds of mohair laceweight yarn
Yarn C: approx. 103m / 113yds of mohair laceweight yarn
Yarn D: approx. 172m / 188yds of mohair laceweight yarn
Yarn E: approx. 129m / 141yds of mohair laceweight yarn
The colourful shapes are great to use up leftover mohair scraps from the stash.
Needles: 3mm / US 2.5 knitting needles. Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.
The shapes are created with a variation of the knitting technique intarsia and is a good introduction into intarsia/colourwork.