Villa d’Este by Dario Tubiana - RossoCardinale

Villa d’Este

Knitting
May 2020
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
DK
+ DK
= DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 31.5 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
656 - 1050 yards (600 - 960 m)
4-6, 8-10, 12-14, 16-18, 20-22, 24-26, 28-30
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EMBROIDERY IS enjoying a resurgence in popularity at the moment, and Dario Tubiana has been exploring how simple stitches can bring beauty to knitted garments - take a look at his spectacular creations at www.instagram.com/ rosso.cardinale. His latest design for The Knitter is a timeless round-necked jumper knitted in Rowan Felted Tweed, decorated with vibrant blooms and leaves embroidered in an array of shades from Rowan’s Alpaca Classic range.

TO FIT BUST
4-6; 8-10; 12-14; 16-18; 20-22; 24-26; 28-30
71-76; 81-86; 92-97; 102-107; 112-117; 122-127; 132-137 cm
28-30; 32-34; 36-38; 40-42; 44-46; 48-50; 52-54 in

ACTUAL BUST
86; 99; 107; 120; 128; 141; 149 cm
34; 39; 42; 47; 50; 55; 59 in

ACTUAL LENGTH
58; 59; 60; 61; 62; 63; 64 cm
22; 23; 23; 24; 24; 24; 25 in

SLEEVE SEAM
43; 44; 44; 45; 45; 46; 46 cm
17; 17; 17; 17; 17; 18; 18 in

YARN
Rowan Felted Tweed (Light DK weight; 50% wool, 25% alpaca, 25% viscose; 175m/191yds per 50g ball)
A ALABASTER 197
5; 5; 6; 7; 7; 8; 8 x50g BALLS

For embroidery:
Rowan Alpaca Classic (4ply weight;
57% alpaca, 43% cotton; 120m/131yds
per 25g ball)
Small amounts required in your desired colours. Sample uses the following shades: Flower centres: Sun Valley (113); Cinnamon (118) Petals: Vermilion (120); Pink Lips (124); Hyacinth (129); Dark Burgundy (122);
Salmon (128); Dahlia (121); Deep Teal (109); Peacock (107); Golden Girl (114)
Leaves: Foliage Green (110); Green Moss (111)

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES
1 pair 3.25mm (UK 10/US 3) knitting needles 3.25mm (UK 10/US 3) circular needles, 40cm long
1 pair 4mm (UK 8/US 6) knitting needles Stitch holders

TENSION
19 sts and 31 rows to 10cm over st st on 4mm needles