Marie Wallin - Wren pattern

Wren by Marie Wallin, a gorgeous sweater knitted in the round with a fair isle yoke, made in baa ram ewe Titus.

Marie says:

"‘WREN' is one of two designs I have created using Baa Ram Ewe’s Titus yarn and is one of my first designs not using Rowan yarn! It has been such a pleasure designing with this lovely 4ply yarn as it is beautifully soft and a dream to knit with. This design is a fitted shape and will equally look good with a tweed skirt or a pair of jeans. It is a good first fairisle garment to knit if you are new to fairisle knitting as it is worked entirely in the round and therefore knitted constantly on the right side. 

I normally prefer to work with more melange or tweedy yarn colours but it was a good experience designing using the solid colours available in Titus. These colours are lovely and clear and perfect for this yoke fairisle design and the second of my designs ‘FINCH'. As I am now mostly known for my fairisle designs, then I wanted to design two new fairisles to show the beauty of this yarn. I hope you agree and that you enjoy knitting and wearing this design."

Sizes S (M, L, XL, XXL) to fit bust 81-86 (91-97, 102-107, 112-117, 122-127)cm / 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50)in.

You will need 3 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins of MC (Endeavour), 1 skein of Aire, 2x10g mini skeins of Bantam, Dalby and Chevin and 1x10g mini skein each of Goathland, Parkin, Rhubarb, Eccup.

A kit containing the yarn and pattern is available here.

You will also need a set of 4 double-pointed 2.25mm (no 13) (US 1) needles; a set of 4 double-pointed 3mm (no 11) (US 2/3) needles, 2.25mm (no 13) (US 1) circular needles, 3mm (no 11) (US 2/3) circular needles and stitch markers – 2 x one colour, 2 x second colour, 2 x third colour. 

Circular needle length will depend on finished size - as a rough guide, an 80cm length circular is suitable for the body for most sizes with 100cm best for the largest sizes. 

 



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