32" long x 9" wide, measured flat
Fibre Company Road To China Light
(65% baby alpaca, 15% silk, 10% camel, 10% cashmere; 159 yds/50g).
1 skein each in:
Dark Amethyst (B)
Blue Tourmaline (I)
Smoky Quaratz (L)
Grey Pearl (M)
Or at least 5 different colors of sport weight yarn. Sample used approximatly 600 yds total in 14 various colors.
*Original sample uses Jade for color F, which is now discontinued. As written, the pattern substitutes Malachite for Chart 5 and has changed Chart 8 to use Grey Pearl as the background color.
29 sts and 32 rnds = 4" in stockinette stitch in stranded colorwork.
Note: Gauge is not critical for this project but your knit fabric should be solid, not loose.
US 3 (3.25mm) circular needle, 16" long
extra needle in similar size for three-needle bind-off
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
stitch markers in 2 different colors, waste yarn for provisional cast-on, crochet hook for provisional cast-on , tapestry needle, three 1" buttons