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Knitting With Rainbows by Carol Feller

You might have deduced by now that we are quite enamored with gradients, as evidenced by our growing collection of Party of Five sets. Which is why we are thrilled with the news of Carol Feller’s new book, Knitting With Rainbows!

Carol helps us move past that fear of opening the most beautiful gradient set to cast-on an equally beautiful piece. Throughout the eleven patterns in the book, she takes us through techniques and stitches that enable us to use these fascinating kits to the best of their ability. One of those patterns uses our Party of Five sets, Hanami. Sunday’s Well is a gorgeous slouch hat featuring a Herringbone pattern and gentle waves of colour.

Sunday's Well in Knitting with Rainbows by Carol Feller. Photo by Joseph Feller.

Sunday’s Well in Knitting with Rainbows by Carol Feller. Photo by Joseph Feller.

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Sunday’s Well in Knitting with Rainbows by Carol Feller. Photo by Joseph Feller.

SIZES
Small (Medium, Large)
To fit Head Circumference up to: 20.75 (22.25, 23.75)” / 52.5 (56.5, 60.5) cm
Medium size shown with 3” / 7.5 cm negative ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Band Circumference:
17.75 (19.25, 20.75)” / 45 (49, 52.5) cm 2-3” / 5–7.5 cm negative ease suggested for a good fit.
Total Length: 11.5” / 29 cm

MATERIALS
YARN

1 set Sweet Georgia ‘Party of Five’ Tough Love Sock Set (80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, 525 yds / 480 m per 5.08 oz / 144 g divided into 5 mini-skeins, each 105 yds / 96 m per 1 oz / 29 g); colour: Hanami

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US size 2.5 / 3 mm circular needles, 16” / 40 cm long
1 set of US size 2 1/2 / 3 mm dpns
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
Stitch marker, tapestry needle, pom-pom maker.

GAUGE
30 stitches and 40 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in German Herringbone Pattern
30 stitches and 40 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Ribbing, lightly stretched

Oh, yes! I’m thinking this entire collection is a must-have. Knitting With Rainbows is available to order right now! You can find more information HERE. And have you seen our new Party of Five sets popping up? All five brand new colourways of our Party of Five mini-skein sets are available now!

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About Tabetha Hedrick

Tabetha Hedrick, Design Director for SweetGeorgia Yarns, lives by the belief that joy comes when fully participating in the present moment. And that joy is ever so easy to find when immersed in the world of fibre! When not knitting, writing, editing, or researching, she fills the time raising two girls, two dogs, and one husband in Tennessee.

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