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Yarn Kit - Blum Sweater by Rachel Illsley

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Blum by Rachel Illsley of Unwind Knitwear takes inspiration from shapes found in the natural world and from other artists whose own work is inspired by nature.

Blum's stranded colourwork pattern is inspired by the work of a French tattoo artist of the same name, who creates beautifully delicate designs based on shapes, patterns and symbols found in nature.

Here at Knit with attitude we think that Blum must be one of the most stunning stranded knitting sweaters we've ever seen, taking inspiration from the design itself and not at least from its incredibly talented designer we have created a few kit oprions for you which we really feel pay tribute to the sentiment behind Blum.

Worked in the wonderful naturally dyed No.4 by G-uld, the subtle variegated shades create an organic flow that will truly make this design shine. Work this with two strands of No.4 held together to obtain correct gauge. For a more saturated look, that literarily ooze of luxury choose Norne Yarn's BFL / Silk / Cashmere Fingering. Both of these alternatives will create stunning results that will be tremendously fun to knit and which will take your breath away when finished and ready to wear.

Kit colour combinations are pictured MC to the left and CC to the left.

The pattern is graded into sizes XS (S, M, L, XL) (2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL). Bust Circumference: 83 (95.5, 107.5, 120, 132.5) (144.5, 157, 169, 181.5) cm / 33.25 (38.25, 43, 48, 53) (57.75, 62.75, 67.75, 72.5)“
Designed to fit with 7.5 - 30cm / 3 - 12” of positive ease at the bust.
Photos show size L on a 94 cm / 37” bust model, giving the wearer 11” / 27.5cm of positive ease at the bust.
Finished Garment: (96, 104, 112) (120, 128, 136) cm / (37.75, 41, 44) (47.25, 50, 53.5)“ at bust.

Main Colour: 924 (999, 1127, 1187, 1288) (1435, 1473, 1591, 1690) metres / 1010 (1093, 1233, 1298, 1409) (1570, 1612, 1740, 1848) yards.
Contrast Colour: 457 (493, 557, 557, 634) (709, 722, 779, 816) metres / 500 (540, 609, 609, 694) (775, 790, 853, 892) yards.

The kit can be bought with or without the pattern.
The kit does not come with needles and notions.
Manufacturer G-uld
Origin United Kingdom
Designer Rachel Illsley
Other specifications Blum Sweater Kit
Pattern by Rachel Illsley
Level: Intermediate
Kit includes: Yarn required in Norne Yarn BFL / Silk / Cashmere Fingering or G-uld No.4 Falkland Merino / Gotland Wool
Needles needed: 2.5mm, 2.75mm and 3.25mm / US1.5, US2 and US3.
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