ABOUT THIS SHORTS KNITTING KIT
Hey shortie, it's your knit-day. An intermediate kit for the more experienced knitter, these cute and comfy shorts are made for the beach or as a PJ upgrade.
Size & Fit
Comes in size 1 - 6,
waist circumference 73cm, 80cm, 90cm, 100cm, 110cm or 120cm (depending on size)
Time to make
Once you've completed this kit you'll master
Cable cast on, stocking stitch, increasing, decreasing, making an eyelet, 1x1 rib stitch, casting off, casting off in ribbing, chain stitch, vertical invisible seam technique, horizontal invisible seam technique and whip stitch.
3 - 5 balls of Billie Jean Yarn (depending on size)
1 x Heartbreaker Shorts pattern
1 x pair of knitting needles 5mm/US8 (optional)
1 x 5mm crochet hook
1 x sewing needle
This kit is knitted with Billie Jean Yarn, our up-cycled yarn made of pre-consumer denim waste.
135 metres/ 148 yards per 100 gram ball. WPI 11/ DK
Our Billie Jean Yarn is now officially certified by the Vegan Society, meaning it's free-from animal ingredients and has not been tested on animals.
HOW TO WASH
Hand wash cold to last longer. Do not use bleach, dry flat. Billie Jean Yarn is upcycled denim yarn and will perform as most blue jeans, which have the possibility to fade a bit during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.
Something you should know
Shorts are knitted and waist tie is a crochet chain.
Hand wash only in cold or lukewarm water - do not exceed 30 degrees / Use a delicates hand wash detergent / Give your knits a gentle squeeze and leave in the water for a few minutes / Once done, roll in a clean towel to remove excess water and then dry flat.
Note: as this product is upcycled denim it will perform as most blue jeans and there is possibility it will fade during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.