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Fairmount Fibers, Ltd.
U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Leafing Out (2024E)
Leafing Out (2024E)
Leafing Out (2024E)
Leafing Out (2024E)
Leafing Out (2024E)
Leafing Out (2024E)
Leafing Out (2024E)
Leafing Out (2024E)
Leafing Out (2024E)

Leafing Out (2024E)

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Spring 2024 Elizabeth Smith: Milo Capsule Collection

As the winter ground begins to slowly defrost, the first signs of Spring start to emerge. Colorful crocus blossoms, bright daffodil gradients and fresh foliage – all signs of a new beginning and winter’s end. This was the inspiration behind Elizabeth Smith’s mini Milo collection - 3 layering pieces all knit in the beautiful wool/linen blend from Manos del Uruguay. Each piece is created with simple knitting techniques and features floral-inspired eyelet stitch motifs and monochromatic colorblocking in different shades of Spring. 


The poncho is worked in one piece from the bottom up from the lower edge to shoulder line with a lace detail on the front. At the shoulder the piece is folded in half, and the live stitches of the front and back shoulder are joined using a three needle bind-off. The remaining stitches are worked in the round to create the cowl neck.


  • Designer
    Elizabeth Smith
  • Finished Size
    Width: 23¼ (26¼, 30, 34¼)”, including side trim
    Length: 16 (18, 20, 22)” from lower edge to shoulder line
    When selecting a size, choose a finished width at least 5” to 10” wider than your actual shoulder width.
    The circumference of 46½ (52½, 60, 68½)”, twice the finished body width, is intended to fit approximate chest measurements of 24–30 (32–38, 40–48, 50–60)”, making the smallest size also appropriate for a child of 6 to 12 years.
  • Yarn
    Shown in Milo, i2306 Campo (MC) and i2300 Ireland (CC)
    2 (3, 3, 4) sks MC,
    and 1 sk CC for all sizes.
  • Notions
    Stitch markers
    Removable marker
    Tapestry needle
  • Gauge
    21 sts and 34 rows/rnds = 4”/10 cm in St st using larger needles.
  • Needle Size
    US 6/4 mm 32” to 40” circular needle (larger sizes may prefer a longer needle) and 16” circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
    US 5/3.75 mm 32” circular needle