October 17, 2012

Next Stop!

Photo © Laura Nelkin

Way back in June, I was able to go to my very first TNNA. I met many people and had the opportunity to chat about BSA yarns with designers, store owners, and other knitters and crocheters. I got to chat with Laura Nelkin and in that brief moment, I knew Laura had to have some Blue Sky Alpacas Metalico to work with before we left. Now, a mere four months later, Laura has released a pattern inspired by that hank of Metalico from show! Three special details that you should know about Batana: First, it is possible to make two Batanas with one hank of Metalico! Secondly, if you have a collection of gorgeous, single buttons, much like myself, this pattern is designed to showcase those special bits and baubles. Lastly, Batana is part of the Adorn Anew Collection.


The Details

Pattern: Batana
Designer: Laura Nelkin
Size: 4½” at widest point x 24″ long
Needles: Size 6 (4mm) needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
• Size 7 (4.5mm) needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Metalico, shown in Silver #1611
Batana is available as a single pattern here
The Adorn Anew Collection is available here (which includes Batana)




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