Knit Free by Joji Locatelli

Knit Free

October 2022
yarn held together
+ Fingering
= Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18.5 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Lace Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
310 - 600 yards (283 - 549 m)
One size fits all
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Knit Free. This is a Thank You.

Knitting is my love language, and I get to knit to earn my living and support my family, thanks to your continued support.
Every now and then I like to publish patterns that are free for everyone to enjoy as a way to permanently thank the knitting community for this opportunity.
Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for allowing me to live a full and happy life.

Knit Free is also an invitation to use your imagination and free yourself from the burden of spending much when knitting. As knitters, our biggest resource is our wit and our craft, and what will make your project wonderful are your hands, not how much you spend ❤️

Let’s knit free!

31 inches (78 cm) circumference and 13¼ inches (33 cm) long.

Main Yarn:
1 skein of Rastita by Malabrigo (100% merino; 100g/310 yards) or 310 yards 285 m of light DK or heavy sport weight yarn. Shown in the colorway Plomo.
Contrasting Colors:
Leftovers of fingering weight yarn in 6 different colors, adding a total of approx. 310 yards 285 m. I used different brands and textures and picked colors that formed an fade (ombre or gradient) progression. You will need approx. 15g (52 yards 47 m) of each color. You could also use any 6-mini-skein set or mini-skeins that different dyers offer.

You can pick any color combination and you don’t need to make an ombre progression, you can arrange them as you prefer! In my sample I used the lightest color first and the darkest last.

Needles: US 5 3.75 mm and US 8 5mm circular needles, 24” 60 cm long.
Other notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle.

18.5 stitches and 27 rows to 4” 10 cm in Lace Pattern on US 8 5 mm needles after blocking.