Olivia Coat Knitting Kit
Olivia is a stunning lace knit coat, with draping front panels and a close fitting back. The design incorporates different techniques including lace knit, ribbing and Feather & Fan stitch. Olivia has a very flattering shape and can also be worn with a belt to emphasize the waist further (pattern for belt included). Olivia is a piece of knitwear which guarantees you will be complimented by friends and strangers alike!
Photographed in Alpaca Mist
Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs Medium 100% alpaca yarn
Skill level: novice / intermediate
X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit 75cm/30″ bust (12 balls of yarn)
Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit 83cm/33″ bust (13 balls of yarn)
Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit 88cm/34.5″ bust (14 balls of yarn)
Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit 97cm/38″ bust (15 balls of yarn)
X-Large: UK sizes 20-22,to fit 107cm/42″ bust (15 balls of yarn)
Needle sizes: 6mm straight and 7.5mm straight needles (not supplied)
Tension: 14.5sts and 20 rows to 10cm square over Feather & Fan pattern using 7.5 mm needles
The Kit includes pattern, yarn, postcard biography and image of the alpaca the design is named after, care instructions and a recycled brown paper gift bag with rope handles. It is packed in a clear plastic resealable bag which you can use for final garment storage.
Purl’s 100% pure alpaca yarn is not dyed, all the colours are completely natural and the fibre is sourced from local breeders.