fingering weight yarn


Marzen, by New Orleans-based designer Cheryl Toy, is a lightweight cable + lace wrap made in our springy Weld. Ideal to wear over the shoulders on chilly days or wrapped like a scarf, this versatile accessory pairs beautifully with dresses or with a light spring jacket.

Type:   Digital Download
Designer:   Cheryl Toy
Skill Level:   3 out of 5
Yarn:   Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% US Merino / 30% US Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): dusk (pale heathered pink), 8 skeins.

One size; 70” / 178 cm long, 20.5” / 52 cm wide.

Size A (for cast on): US 3 / 3.25 mm: 32” / 80 cm or longer circular needle.
Size B (for body): US 4 / 3.5 mm: 32” / 80 cm or longer circular needle.
Size C (for bind off): US 2 [2.75 mm]: 32” / 80 cm or longer circular needle.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Tapestry needle; stitch markers; cable needle; US D / 3.25 mm crochet hook.

26 sts and 34 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette St on Size B needle.
One repeat of Chart A measures approx 0.75” / 2 cm on Size B needle.
One repeat of Chart B measures approx 3.75” / 9.5 cm on Size B needle.

Skills Required: 
Cabling with (or without) a cable needle; picking up stitches; (optional) double chain cast on and bind off.

About the Designer

From her tiny studio in New Orleans, Cheryl Toy avidly knits, teaches, writes and designs knitwear. A former Set Designer and Art Director for film and television, Cheryl frequently draws on historical references to create engaging knits that focus on simple timeless shapes. Amusing details and quirky techniques fascinate her. Cheryl’s work can be found in several books. She has been a frequent contributor to Interweave Knits, Knitscene and Knit.Wear magazines and appears in collections for Knit Picks, Brooklyn Tweed, and Hudson + West Co. Find more of her design on Ravelry.

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