Rio

by Martin Storey

Skill Level

A classic knit, the Rio sweater has a simple stocking stitch body and sleeves but is given that extra finishing touch with a honeycomb cable and rib edging and the hem, collar and cuffs. Designed by Martin Storey, this sweater is knitted in the sublime Island Blend Fine and features set-in sleeves and a round neck.


Island Blend Fine

  • 70% Wool
  • 15% Silk
  • 15% Alpaca
  • 50g
  • 165m/180yds

A super-soft sister yarn to Island Blend, this new addition to the range makes a perfect choice for accessories and lightweight garments. A blend of Falkland Island Merino wool, baby alpaca and a touch of silk, spun into a neat two-ply yarn with a gentle sheen and rich depth of colour. It is available in eleven gorgeous shades

  • 3¼mm | 10 UK | 3 US
  • 26 sts x 34 rows
  • Hand Wash, Cold Hand Wash, Cold
  • Do Not Bleach Do Not Bleach
  • Dry Flat in Shade Dry Flat in Shade
  • Do Not Iron Do Not Iron
  • Do Not Tumble Dry Do Not Tumble Dry
  • Do Not Dry Clean Do Not Dry Clean