Wednesday, 11 June 2008

Stylecraft Kon-Tiki

Stylecraft Kon-Tiki has been a popular yarn in Stitching Time ever since it was introduced. It is lovely knitted up for childen and for adults.

It costs only £1.89 for a 50g ball with 101m. The recommended needle size is 4mm with a tension of 22 stitches and 30 rows to 10cm.

It has a 50% cotton/50% acrylic mix and is machine washable.

If you aren't faint-hearted, here is Nan wearing a top she knitted with this yarn.

Kon-tiki Smock Top

The pattern was in the 'People's Friend' last month so it is not commercially available. However, if you ask nicely, she might let you 'borrow' it.

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