Duet

A simple, colourblock top that provides a canvas for displaying two of your favorite colours. Duet is knit from the top down, with a relaxed fit and minimal finishing. The main star of this top is your own duet of colours.

Duet was originally inspired by yarn purchased from Katrina of Pirate Purl Yarns. The idea was to keep the design minimal to show off the two beautiful neutral shades. I then knit a second version with our Daintree base, using two of my favorite shades: pink and gold. A duet of colour, yarns and dyers have all combined to create this design.

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Finished Measurements
36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68)”; 91.5 (101.5, 112, 122, 132, 142, 152.5, 162.5, 173)cm circumference at bust.

Sample size is 40”(101.5cm) shown on a bust size of 34”(86cm)

Yarn
Skein Daintree
65% Superwash Merino, 20% Bamboo, 15% Silk
380 yards (350 meters) in 100g
CC1 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3)
CC2 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3)
Sample colourways: CC1 Iced VoVo (pale pink) and CC2 Pure Gold (dark gold).

Second version (grey) is knit using Pirate Purls Yarn Blackbeard base, you can see their yarns here.  The same amount of yarn is used for both yarn bases.

Needles
4mm (US 6)
3.5mm (US 4) for rib

Gauge
22.5 sts and 32 rows to 4”(10 cm) in Stockinette Stitch on larger needles.


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