Designer Feature

Twist Collective Winter 2015: Channa by Liisa Nieminen

The new winter Twist Collective was released last week, and as expected, it is full of gorgeous designs that feature classic garment detailing, inventive colorwork, unique cables, and approachable style Twist is known for. 

Chaana, by Liisa Nieminen is a lovely pullover knit using The Fibre Co. Acadia that is worked in the round and shaped at the hem with short rows. The front has a corrugated garter stitch pattern and the yoke is formed using raglan decreases that feature a purl stitches reminiscent of fully-fashioned shaping. 

SPECIFICATIONS:
Finished measurements: 

Bust: 31 ¾ (34 ½, 36, 38 ¼ 39 ¾, 41 ¾, 46 ¼, 49 ¾, 54 ¼)” / 80.5 (87.5, 91.5, 97, 100.5, 106, 117.5, 126.5, 137.5) cm
Length: 23 (24 ¼, 24 ¾, 25 ¾, 26 ½, 27 ½, 28 ½, 29 ½, 31 ½)” / 58.5 (61.5, 63, 65.5, 67.5, 70, 72.5, 75, 80) cm
Shown in size 34 ½” / 87.5 cm
Intended to be worn with 0–1″/ 0–2.5 cm ease.
Yarn: 
6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 14) hanks The Fibre Co.  Acadia (145 yd / 133 m per 1 ¾ oz / 50 g hank; 60% Merino Wool, 20% Baby Alpaca, 20% Silk) in Driftwood
Needles & Notions: 
Size 4 US / 3.5 mm: • circular needle, 24–48″ / 60–120 cm, depending on bust size
• needle(s) in preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round
Size 3 US / 3.25 mm:
• circular needle, 24–48″ / 60–120 cm, depending on bust size
• needle(s) in preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round
Stitch markers, locking stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle
Gauge: 
22 sts and 36 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch, using larger needle

For more information, you can visit the full magazine here, or on Ravelry here

{All images by and © Crissy Jarvis}

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