Mediteromanian Hotel is named after a lyric from the Tom Waits song “Telephone Call from Istanbul.” The energy of the song and the colors and patterns of Turkish textiles inspired this piece. Never drive a car when you’re dead!
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Finished Sizes 32 (36, 41, 45, 49, 54)” bust circumference. Shown in 36″, worn with 2 inches of ease. For a looser fit, knit the size above your bust side.
Yarn 700 (800, 950, 1100, 1200, 1350) yds fingering weight yarn: 350 (400, 475, 550, 600, 675) yds each in A and B.
Neighborhood Fiber Co. Rustic Fingering, 100% Superwash Merino Wool; 475 yds/4 oz: 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins each of A and B. Sample shown in Otterbein (A) and Petworth (B).
Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm) circular (cir) needles, 16″ and at least 24″ long, or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 6 (4.0 mm) cir needle at least 24″ long, or one size larger than size needed to obtain gauge. Size 7 (4.5 mm) cir needle at least 24″ long, or two sizes larger than size needed to obtain gauge.
Notions 4 stitch markers (m), one in a second color; tapestry needle.
Gauge 22 sts and 32 rows = 4″ (10 cm) in St st on smallest needle.
The Designer: Ann Weaver has making things her entire life and designing knitting patterns since 2007. She lives and works in Baltimore as a copyeditor and educational content writer (and occasional bartender or server) and travels around the country teaching workshops on knitting techniques and color theory. When she’s not working, she enjoys working. You can follow her on Ravelry and Instagram as weaverknits. For questions about this pattern please contact Ann Weaver at email@example.com.