Tango on a Dutch beach by Naantje Knit

Tango on a Dutch beach

January 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
547 - 755 yards (500 - 690 m)
small, medium, large
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Manos del Uruguay schrijft ontwerpwedstrijden uit. Dit is het ontwerp dat ik ingezonden heb, het thema was de Tango. Ik ben heel erg blij en trots dat mijn ontwerp geselecteerd is. Hieronder de tekst die ik ingezonden en waarmee ik gewonnen heb.

Deze capelet wordt gebreid in 2 kleuren, 2 strengen Milo zijn voldoende voor de maten S tot XL.

Ik hoop dat je net zo van het breien en het dragen geniet als ik heb gedaan van het ontwerpproces.

Manos del Uruquay did a design submission call. I entered some drawings and the text below. To my pride and joy it got selected and this pattern is the result.

This capelet is knitted in 2 colors. 2 skeins Milo should be enough to knit up to a XL.

Ik hope you’ll enjoy knitting and wearing this pattern als much as I enjoyed designing it.

I’ve chosen your newest yarn Milo to play with. I love the softness of the merino combined with the crispness of the linen. Milo looks a bit rough around the edges but when you look closer it’s soft with a gorgeous shine. To me Milo is a sexy and complex yarn. Milo represents the spirit of the Tango perfectly. Sexy, complex, tender and feminin but with a bite.
I live in the Netherlands near the beach. The evenings usually get cold and although the passion of the Tango will keep you warm a little capelet is not an unwelcome luxury.
The first colors that come to mind when I think of the Tango are red and black. This represents to me smoldering hot passionate tropical nights. In the Netherlands we love the Tango too but here the nights are way less hot and the personalities as well as the colors are more subdued. That’s why I choose to work with ‘Alaska’ and ‘Boreal’ to represent the colors of the Dutch beaches.