My second autumn knit this year is a design by Brandon Mably from Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine 54 from last year. It is knitted in Rowan Colourspun a soft wool and mohair blended yarn. It is easy to knit with and its subtle self-striping effect is great for fair-isle designs without changing a lot of colours.
This design is a free download for all Rowan Members and is available in several languages.
Brandon Mably used Rowan Colourspun in shade Winterburn 277 and Hubberholme 277 for his design.
I have used shade Pen-Y-Ghent 275 from my stash instead of Hubberholme.
Balkan is knitted flat in fair-isle technique and is showing a lovely vertical zig-zag pattern filled with squares.
And here is my finished Balkan:
7 thoughts on “Autumn Knits – Balkan by Brandon Mably”
I think this may be one of my favorite sweaters you have knit. That’s a pretty big thing to say since I love all your knits. Gorgeous.
Its stunning! I absolutely love this on you Konrad!
Great sweater, Konrad!
Spectacular! Wonderful and soft…looks cosy!
Wow, its even better that the picture in Rowan. I love it!
Gorgeous sweater, great work!
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