Andrea Mowry - QANCHIS The Weekender Bundle - DYE TO ORDER
*dyed to order will ship in 3-4 weeks from date of purchase*
One of the most popular designs by talented Andrea Mowry of Drea Renee Knits, The Weekender is made even more special with our 100% natural, QANCHIS merino-baby alpaca.
“No matter your body type, it is perfect for wearing to the office or out on your weekend hike in the woods. I’ve already knit a second version, leaving off the sleeves so I can wear it in warmer weather or layered over a long sleeve tee!”
(first photo © Andrea Mowry)
Pichinku Fibers QANCHIS merino-baby alpaca (80% merino wool/20% baby alpaca), 4 ply worsted-aran weight, 143 meters per 100 gram skein @ 10% discount
FREE gift with purchase: 1 x naturally dyed, handwoven baby alpaca wrap bracelet, handwoven by the Pichinku girls
39.5 (44, 48.5, 52, 56.5)(60, 64.5, 68, 72.5)”
100.5 (112, 123, 132, 143.5)(152.5, 164, 173, 184) cm
Intended to be worn with approximately 10”/25.5cm of positive ease
US 7/ 4.5mm - 40”/100 cm circular for tubular cast on
US 8/ 5mm - 40”/100 cm circular and DPNs for ribbing
US 9/5.5mm- 40”/100 cm circular and DPNs for main fabric
Stitch markers (3)
Stitch holders or waste yarn
Row counter (recommended)
18 sts x 27 rows = 4”/10 cm (worked over stockinette stitch in the round & blocked)
This kit does not include the pattern. Purchase the pattern directly on Ravelry.
Please note that colors will vary between computer-phone-tablet monitors and dye baths, and though we try our best to post color-accurate photos, variations should be anticipated. For any questions or concerns about color exactness, please contact us!
Natural dyes fade beautifully with time and may run a bit when washed but will retain their vibrancy with proper care. We recommend hand washing in cold water with a drop of pH neutral detergent and laying flat to dry away from direct sunlight.
Why pH neutral detergent?
Most commercial, even all natural detergents, are acidic or alkaline solutions that could alter naturally dyed colors. For example, we use citric acid or lime juice as a modifier to dye bright reds with cochineal. An acidic (or alkaline) detergent can have a similar result, breaking down dyes and changing colors even in the first wash.
Need help finding a pH neutral detergent to care for your naturally dyed yarns? Email us at email@example.com!