Etude no 4

$5.00

SIZE: Approximately 17” height x 72” width, blocked.

MATERIALS: 

Expression Fiber Arts Cashsilk Sock Yarn

Shown in colors : Champagne(a), Stone (b), Once Upon a Time (c), and Powder Rose (d)

(a) 2 skeins, (b) 1 skein, (c) 1 skein, (d) 1 skein

If those colors aren't available, any from this category will work. We used a total of 1066 yards total for the sample shown. 

NEEDLES: US size 5 (3.75 mm) 48” circular or longer to accommodate the large number of sts. 

Intermediate level.

Notes From the Designer:

•A rectangular stole makes a great canvas for practicing stranded colorwork, as there are no increases or decreases to worry about. You’ll also enjoy the single-color sections spaced throughout the chart that separate each motif and give you a chance to relax before beginning the next section.

Pick 4 contrasting colors and have fun playing the color game as you try to decide which color order you prefer. You can also pick fewer or more colors, or vary the colors within different repeats of the pattern to customize your stole. This can be a great stash-buster and a chance to show off your color flair.

•Stranded colorwork produces a second layer of fabric on the inside of this piece, so even though this is knit in fingering weight yarn, you’ll be nice and cozy when you wear it in the colder months (or around the office).

•For musical inspiration, try listening to Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony when knitting this piece. Think of the shifting colorwork patterns and how they relate to the mood shifts in the symphony. I grew up listening to the Pastoral on my mother’s record player, and I can still  vividly remember those mood shifts and how it felt like the weather was changing, and changing again. I also watched “Fantasia” a lot, so I can picture the mythical Greek setting with the fauns and centaurs, too!

•Click the Videos tab to watch 2 videos on how to work this pattern.

Designed by Emily Walton.

You'll receive a digital file only (instantly downloadable as a PDF) and won't be shipped anything. Please allow a few minutes for the download link to be emailed to you. If the email doesn't arrive within a few minutes, just log into your account on our site and you'll see your Completed Orders. From there, you'll find the download link.

Enjoy your knitting.

Chandi

New? Read about our pattern download process here

Full Description

SIZE: Approximately 17” height x 72” width, blocked.

MATERIALS: 

Expression Fiber Arts Cashsilk Sock Yarn

Shown in colors : Champagne(a), Stone (b), Once Upon a Time (c), and Powder Rose (d)

(a) 2 skeins, (b) 1 skein, (c) 1 skein, (d) 1 skein

If those colors aren't available, any from this category will work. We used a total of 1066 yards total for the sample shown. 

NEEDLES: US size 5 (3.75 mm) 48” circular or longer to accommodate the large number of sts. 

Intermediate level.

Notes From the Designer:

•A rectangular stole makes a great canvas for practicing stranded colorwork, as there are no increases or decreases to worry about. You’ll also enjoy the single-color sections spaced throughout the chart that separate each motif and give you a chance to relax before beginning the next section.

Pick 4 contrasting colors and have fun playing the color game as you try to decide which color order you prefer. You can also pick fewer or more colors, or vary the colors within different repeats of the pattern to customize your stole. This can be a great stash-buster and a chance to show off your color flair.

•Stranded colorwork produces a second layer of fabric on the inside of this piece, so even though this is knit in fingering weight yarn, you’ll be nice and cozy when you wear it in the colder months (or around the office).

•For musical inspiration, try listening to Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony when knitting this piece. Think of the shifting colorwork patterns and how they relate to the mood shifts in the symphony. I grew up listening to the Pastoral on my mother’s record player, and I can still  vividly remember those mood shifts and how it felt like the weather was changing, and changing again. I also watched “Fantasia” a lot, so I can picture the mythical Greek setting with the fauns and centaurs, too!

•Click the Videos tab to watch 2 videos on how to work this pattern.

Designed by Emily Walton.

You'll receive a digital file only (instantly downloadable as a PDF) and won't be shipped anything. Please allow a few minutes for the download link to be emailed to you. If the email doesn't arrive within a few minutes, just log into your account on our site and you'll see your Completed Orders. From there, you'll find the download link.

Enjoy your knitting.

Chandi

New? Read about our pattern download process here

Current Stock:
Craft Knit Free/Paid Paid Yarn Weight Fingering Yarn Base CashSilk Sock Yardage 800 and up

Customer Reviews 5 (6 Reviews) Write a Review

Etude no 4
4 Stars

I know that this beautiful, but it is very intimidating. Doesn't mean I won't be giving it a try when I have the colors I want.

Etude no.4
5 Stars

Beautiful pattern!!

Etude no.4
5 Stars

Haven' t knit it yet, but I want to make it in fall colors! Thank You Chandi!

Etude no. 4
5 Stars

I look forward to doing this wrap albeit in different colors than show. I've done Fair Isle before and this is a fairly straight forward design for that.

Etude no. 4
5 Stars

I absolutely love this pattern and am looking forward to knitting it! My daughter saw that picture and now she wants on as well, so I expect I will be busy.

Etude no. 4
5 Stars

The entire line of Etude patterns is superb! This one that helps us make a foray into Fairisle is particularly interesting because of the lovely yet easily do-able colour varying project. I am looking forward to knitting this up quickly as the rectangular shape can help it be a good travel companion too. Thank you for this beautiful pattern, Chandi.