Adding colors in the middle of pattern repeat gives an interesting fractured effect. All those pesky ends can be joined with a knot that will be hidden inside the tube.
Different yarn weights or gauges can be easily substituted with simple adjustments. Yardage will vary accordingly.
**Skills used:**Provisional cast-on Stranded knitting Grafting
Gauge: Worsted version shown: 23 stitches and 23 rows in stranded stockinette – blocked; Bulky version shown: 14 stitches and 14 rows in stranded stockinette – blocked
Approximate measurements: Short bulky version shown – 6” tall, 25” circumference; Long worsted version shown – 6.75” tall, 46” circumference
**Materials: **Approximately 660 yards of worsted weight yarn for the long version shown or 175 yards of bulky weight yarn for the short version shown.
The worsted weight version shown was knit on US 7/4.5 mm needles, while the bulky version was knit on US 11/8 mm needles.