Cleo is a fabulous, versatile garment that can be worn in two ways – as a skirt or as a poncho (with the ribbing making the roll neck). Cleo is really interesting to make as it includes several techniques such as circular knitting, ribbing, cabling and short row shaping. With only one seam to finish and the border integrated into each row, Cleo is easy to finish.
See Laura’s blog from Purl About Town about how she embarked on knitting Cleo and here she is modelling all 3 ways of wearing her. We think you’ll agree she looks pretty pleased with it!
Photographed in Alpaca Dawn
Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs Fine 100% alpaca yarn
Skill level: novice / intermediate
X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit approx 52cm/21″ waist (weight 300g)
Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit approx 62cm/24″ waist (weight 350g)
Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit approx 72cm/28″ waist (weight 400g)
Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit approx 82cm/32″waist (weight 450g)
X-Large: UK sizes 20-22, to fit approx 92cm/36″ waist (weight 500g)
Knitted on 4mm straight, 3mm circular needles plus a cable needle (not supplied)
Tension: 20sts and 36 rows to 10cm square over Garter Stitch using 4mm needles
Please note, if using a different yarn, correct tension must be obtained to make sure Cleo fits properly.
Product Code : Cleo