MC - 75m / 82 yards worsted weight yarn.

CC - 75m / 82 yards worsted weight yarn.

Shown in Toft Alpaca Toft's Double Knit British Alpaca Yarn (100g, 230m) in Steel and Fudge

Shown in Mirasol Miski in shade 106 for the main colour and shade 104 for the contrast.

Needles and notions

3.75mm 40cm / 16" circular needle.

4.5mm (or size needed to obtain correct gauge) 40cm / 16” circular needle.

4.5mm set of 4 or 5 double pointed needles or needles required for your preferred method of working small circumferences in the round.

5 stitch markers, 1 split ring marker, tapestry needle.


18 sts and 28 rounds = 10 cm / 4" in star stitch pattern.

16 sts and 24 rounds = 10 cm / 4" in stocking stitch in the rnd using 4.5mm needles (stocking stitch gauge given to make yarn substitution easier).

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Helpful links

Technique Thursday - Long-tail tubular cast on