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Cuberos

US $7.50 US $5.00

pattern by Fiber Dreams

From Laura “As is sometimes the case, finding the name for this pattern was the most difficult part of the whole design process. It was clear that I needed help. I put the word out, and people suggested a sparkling array of possible pattern names. My favorite was Cuberos (kyoob-err-os). You’re right; it’s not a real word. It’s a combination of cube, for the cubic illusion the stitches create, and Eros, the Greek god of love, because it made the person who suggested it think of her boyfriend, and how wonderful he would look in this scarf.

Pattern is written in scarf and shawl sizes, and is worked from the cast on end straight through to the bind off end.”

Instructions: charted

Recommended for Intermediate knitters.

Needle Arts suggested yarn: see Description tab below.

In stock

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Recommended Yarn: Fingering weight, 360 (1075) yards

Needle Arts suggested yarns:
Soft Touch Ultra – see tab above for colours
Scarf: 2 x 50 gram skeins; Shawl: 6 x 50 gram skeins

Finished Size: Scarf – 10” x 45.5” (25 x 116 cm);  Shawl – 21.5” x 62” (55 x 157) cm

Needles: 4 mm / US 6, or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge: 25 sts and 26 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) in stitch pattern, blocked

Yarn Order Page
3-ply fingering weight yarn, 100% merino
50 grams – 185yds/169m, hand-dyed, $9.95 US per skein

A soft yarn both to knit with and to wear, Soft Touch Ultra has excellent stitch definition with texture, cables or lace, and blocks beautifully.

Suggested patterns for Soft Touch Ultra.

Note due to colour variations with monitors, colours are approximate.

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