SIZE: 85cm x 105cm (331/2in x 411/2in)
YARN: King Cole Merino Blend DK (DK weight; 100% merino; 112m/122yds per 50g ball)
A Olive (069); 6 x 50g balls
B Bronze Green (43); 5 x 50g balls
C Fuchsia (787); 1 x 50g ball
D Denim (791); 1 x 50g ball
E Cranberry (703); 1 x 50g ball
F Aran (46); 1 x 50g ball
G Emperor (906); 1 x 50g ball
H Gold (055); 1 x 50g ball
NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES
1 set 4mm (UK 6/US 8) circular needles, 80cm long
TENSION 25 sts and 27 rows to 10cm over Fair Isle on 4mm needles.
Using yarn B and 4mm circular needles, cast on 169 sts.
Rowl (RS): Knit.
Row 2 (WS): Purl.
Row 3: K1 * Sl 1 pwise, Kl; rep from' to end.
Row 4: Kl * yf, Sl 1 pwise, yb, Kl; rep from * to end.
Repeat Rows 1-4, 7 more times. Breakyarn, join in Yarn A.
Beg with a RS row, work 4 rows in st st. Continuing in st st and using the Fair Isle technique, follow Rows 1-112 through Charts 1-5, working RS rows from right to left, WS rows from left to right, and repeating the stitches within the red box. Repeat Charts 1-5 once more. Work 4 rows in Yarn B in st st. Break yarn, join in Yarn A.
Work Rows 1- 4 of border pattern, 8 times. Cast off loosely.
SIDE BORDERS Using Yarn A, with Right Side facing, pick up and knit 203 sts down long side. Purl 1 row.
Work Rows 3-4 of border pattern once.
Work Rows 1-4 of border pattern 7 times.
Complete second side border to match. Sew in ends and block carefully.