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Snowy Forest Sweater Kit

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We have a new kit featuring one of our favourite Midori Hirose designs, the Snowy Forest Sweater!

Snowy Forest was featured in Laine Issue 10 and we fell in love with it at first sight. 

The design was inspired by snowy and frosty cable patterns, like rime ice (freezing fog) on branches and snow-covered trees. In northern Japan, rime ice and snow cover trees thickly and build hulking shapes, which are called snow monsters. Midori has created voluminous snow monster cables and needle-shaped rime ice cables reminiscent of the beauty of a Japanese forest in winter.  

We are thrilled to be able to bring you kits with yarns from Mominoki Yarns using their German Merino Light sport weight and their own Silk Mohair base held together for a stunning cosy sweater. 

Our kit has all the yarn included to knit the regular version of the sweater, but the pattern has a cropped version as well.

The pattern is NOT included in the kit but is available through Midori Hirose's Ravelry shop.

Kits also come with a lovely limited edition bag from Midori Hirose to keep your project in! 

SIZES - These are finished measurements. Remember to include the amount of positive ease you'd like in the measurement. For example, if you need a 36 inch chest measurement you would add 5-6 inches to get the size that is right for you.

Snowy Forest is worked from the top down in the round.

Recommended ease: 6” / 15 cm of positive ease. 

Size 1 - 36.25 - 44 inches  ( 92 - 112 cm) 2XS-M2 
Size 2 - 46.25 - 51 inches ( 117 - 129 cm)  L -2XL
Size 3 - 51 - 54inches ( 129 - 137cm) 3XL


'Strawberry Sorbet' uses GML Chai & MSM Strawberry Sorbet
'Honey Waffle' uses GML Nutmeg & MSM Safran
'Sugar Fairy' uses GML Lavender & MSM Apple Mint
*'Black Denim' uses GML Shadow & Isager Silk Mohair col. 100

* Black Denim uses Isager Silk Mohair which has slightly different yardage than the Mominoki Silk Mohair. The kit for the 'Black Denim' colour therefore has fewer balls of mohair included.

Mominoki German Merino Light (100%wool,372 yards /340 meters, sport weight,100grams)
Mominoki Silk Mohair  (75% Goat Mohair25% Silk, lace weight, 230 yards /210 meters,25gr)
* Isager Silk Mohair (75% super kid mohair and 35%silk, 232 yards/212 metres; 25 grams

Size 1 
3 - skeins German Merino Light
6 - skeins of Mominoki Silk Mohair/5 Balls of Isager Silk Mohair for Black Denim' colourway only 

Size 2
4 - skeins Mominoki German Merino Light 
7 - skeins Mominoki Silk Mohair/6 Balls of Isager Silk Mohair for 'Black Denim' colourway only

Size 3
5 - skeins Mominoki German Merino Light 
8 - skeins of Mominoki Silk Mohair /7 Balls of Isager Silk Mohair for 'Black Denim' colourway only

US 8 / 5 mm and US 10 / 6 mm 32” / 80 cm circular needles.

15 sts x 22 rows to 4” / 10 cm on larger needles in St St, after blocking