Finished Size 10” high by 18 (22.5, 27)” around.
Shown in size 18”
Sweetgeorgia Superwash Worsted (100% Superwash Worsted Merino; 200 yards [182 meters]/115 grams): SGY-1201-NAT Natural (MC), 1 ball; SGY-1201-Bas Basil (CC1), 1 ball; SGY-1201-DEC Deep Cove (CC2), 1 ball; SGY-1201-NIH Nightshade (CC3), 1 ball; SGY-1201-WIS Wisteria (CC4), 1 ball.
Size US 7 (4.5 mm): 16 (16, 24)” circular
Size US 8 (5 mm): 16 (16, 24)” circular
Stitch marker; tapestry needle.
21 sts and 21 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stranded St st in the round, after blocking.
This pattern is worked in the round from the bottom up. If substituting the yarn, a gradient pack with 50g/1.73 of each of the five colors will be enough to work any size.
With CC1 and smaller needles, CO 96 (120, 144) sts and join the round.
Rnd 1: *K1, p2, k1, rep from * until end of rnd.
Rep Rnd 1 eight more times.
Rnd 10: K to end.
Switch to larger needles.
Rnds 11- 47: Work each corresponding row of the stranded knitting chart 8 (10, 12) times around.
Switch to smaller needles and CC4.
Rnd 48: K to end.
Rnd 49: *K1, p2, k1, rep from * until end of rnd.
Rep Rnd 49 eight more times.
BO using Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off.
Weave in yarn tails, block and wear.
About the Designer: Faye Kennington
Faye Kennington lives and knits on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. Her patterns have been published in Knitscene, Knit Now, Love of Knitting and various Knit Picks books.
Find more of her self-published designs on Ravelry. She goes by @UkeeKnits on Instagram and Twitter.