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New Mexico sunset cardi

Started September 21, 2019 - October 5, 2019

Pattern: Beehive stitch

Craft: Knitting

Needles: US 2 - 2.75mm

Yarn: Ilaria / Melody by Rancho Inca Alpacas ( https://www.ranchoincaalpacas.com/ )

2.6 skeins = 910 yards

Colorway: Beige

Color family: Beige

Yarn Info:

Ilaria / Melody by

by Rancho Inca Alpacas ( https://www.ranchoincaalpacas.com/ )

Light fingering

80% Alpaca / 20% Sari Silk

350 yards / 3 oz


On US 2 knitted the entire bodice and sleeves. Inserted stripes (in linen stitch pattern) using various colorful yarns ( Dover by Prism and Purelife by Rowan 474 silt color). This garment reminds me sunset / sunrise in New Mexico. Beehive sts worked extremely well for this yarn because it was a little thin, but texture came out thicker and voluminous. Highly recommend to try it. You can find the tutorial on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au5jgjREA34

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