Needles: 6.5mm and 5.5mm / US 10.5 and 9
Gauge: 3 stitches and 4 rows per inch at the bottom, and 3.25 stitches x 4.25 rows per inch at the top (on the smaller needles)
Stitch Pattern: Fisherman's Rib
Source: BW1, p. 44.
Comments: I bought this yarn to make a cowl for winter - the pale, icy blue colour (its more blue in person - I had to sacrifice colour for texture!) will go really well with a steel blue coat I bought last spring - now all I have to do is fix the buttons on that coat so that their cheaply cast shanks will stop cutting the threads that hold the buttons on! :)
I've recently learned that the 'suggestion' to work your ribbing in a needle two sizes smaller than what's recommended is really a good idea. Not sure if you can see it here, but using a 5.5mm for this yarn really makes the ribbing pop. This is such a squooshy fabric - I can't wait to