Skill Level: Easy in-the-round
Required Skills: Crochet cast on (see notes below), knitting in-the-round on circular needles.
Finished measurements: 32 ½"/82.5cm height, 28 ½"/72cm circumference
Gauge: 13 sts and 16 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette stitch; 12 sts and 9 rounds = 4"/10cm in pattern stitch. Gauge is not critical in this pattern, but a different gauge will affect yardage and size of finished piece. It will be necessary to unravel gauge swatch and re-use the yarn. Take time to check gauge.
- Yarn: Bulky weight yarn, 215 yards. Models shown in Cloudborn Fibers Superwash Merino Bulky (100% superwash merino wool, 109 yards per 100g hank: Bay of Bengal Splash (main color) with Moss (contrasting color), 1 hank each, and Grey River Splash (main color) with Magenta (contrasting color), 1 hank each.
- Needles: US 11/8mm circular needle 20", or size needed to obtain gauge
- Crochet hook: size L/11.0mm
- Yarn needle