Modular Blanket 'Skep' in Àrd Thìr - Kate Davies Designs Yarn Pack
This colourful, modular blanket with it's graphic hexagonal structure is reminiscent of a traditional wicker beehive, also known as skep. The pattern is also included in the Bold Beginner Knits collection.
It makes wonderful use of Kate Davies Designs (KDD) Àrd-Thìr (60% Highland Wool; 40% Alpaca).
We have put together a yarn pack that includes all the yarn you need to make this gorgeous blanket.
Please note that this is a yarn pack only. Kate Davies Designs have asked us to refer you to their Ravelry pattern page for separate purchase of the pattern. The pattern is available as individual pattern or you can buy the KDD Bold Beginner Knits booklet which includes this and several other patterns.
Included in the yarn pack are:
A Àrd-Thìr Camusdarach: 14 x 50g skeins
and 2x50g skeins of each of the following shades:
B Àrd-Thìr Ardnave
C Àrd-Thìr Firemore
D Àrd-Thìr Glamaig
E Àrd-Thìr Vatersay
F Àrd-Thìr Huisinis
G Àrd-Thìr Kiloran
H Àrd-Thìr Kintra
I Àrd-Thìr Luskentyre
J Àrd-Thìr Veyatie
TOTAL: 32 skeins of yarn (1.6kg)
In addition to the yarn, you also need the following needles (not included):
- Tension-size needle(s) of your preferred length and type for working small circumferences (recommended needle size is 5.5mm but it depends on your tension, please check pattern for more detail)
- Long above tension-size needle (100-150cm) and spare above tension-size needle (any length) for working three-needle bind-off,
- stitch marker and tapestry needle.
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