Yamaneko Yarn Kit


Here is the gorgeous Yamaneko designed by Megumi Sinagawa / @megegcatknits using the beautiful Kokon Bleu in the Kidsilk Mohair.

This pattern is available in English and Japanese.
“Yamaneko”, in Japanese, means a wild cat.
This is a grungy and oversized pullover.

Designing it, Megumi imagined a female wild cat, named M.
The mountain at night is her garden.
She walks in the dark forest, listening to the sounds of the wind, suddenly she finds a beautiful brook and she looks up at the night sky.
Please enjoy her adventure while knitting this pullover!

This pattern is knitted top-down in the round with some mosaic knitting, stockinette stitch, slip stitch, and a little bit of rib stitch.

Sizes: Size 1 (2, 3, 4)

Finished bust measurements: 95 (115, 135, 155) cm / 37.5 (45.3, 53, 61)”
Suggested ease: 10-21 cm / 3.9 - 8.2” of positive ease

Yarn: Kokon Bleu Kidsilk 72% Goat - Mohair, 28% Silk, 420 m(459 yds) / 50 g

MC: Kokon Bleu Kidsilk Mohair : 2 skeins (2 skeins, 3 skeins , 3 skeins) 

CC1 and CC2: Kokon Bleu Kidsilk Mohair : 1 skein for all sizes. ( If you choose to use two different colours for CC1 and CC2 then you will need one skein of each colour in all sizes)

Sample colour:

Needles: US 10 1/2 (6.5 mm) & US 10 (6.0 mm) or JPN 15 (6.6 mm) & 6.0 mm,
Set of 4 DPNS or 80 cm (32”) Circular needles

Gauge: 12 sts x 18 rows in 10 cm (4”) in stockinette stitch using larger needles

Tools: Scrap yarns, 1 Stitch marker, Tapestry needle

Please click the link below to take you directly to the Yamaneko on Ravelry where you can purchase the pattern. (If you do not have Ravelry please let me know so you can purchase a hard copy and pdf copy of the pattern through the online store) 

Ravelry: Yamaneko pattern by meg cat knits / Megumi Shinagawa

( All images are courtesy of Megumi )

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