Alternate by Verena Cohrs

Alternate

Knitting
July 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in the round in Stockinette Stitch, on larger needle, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
623 - 1351 yards (570 - 1235 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) [Finished bust circumference: 84 (93, 100, 109, 116, 125, 132, 141) cm / 33 (36.5, 39.25, 43, 45.75, 49.25, 52, 55.5)"; recommended to be worn with 2-10 cm / 0.75-4” of positive ease]
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This pattern is available for €16.00.

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PATTERN NOTES

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) (Finished bust circumference: 84 (93, 100, 109, 116, 125, 132, 141) cm / 33 (36.5, 39.25, 43, 45.75, 49.25, 52, 55.5)“; recommended to be worn with 2-10 cm / 0.75-4” of positive ease)

Melinda wears a size 1 with 4.5 cm / 1.75” of positive ease.

Please note that the raglan & neck shaping section has been slightly modified for an improved fit.

YARN
The Fibre Co. Luma (DK-weight; 50% Merino, 25% organic cotton, 15% linen, 10% silk; 125 metres / 137 yards per 50g)

MC: 380 (440, 500, 565, 630, 695, 760, 825) metres / 425 (480, 545, 620, 690, 760, 830, 900) yards (shown in Blanca)

CC: 190 (220, 250, 285, 315, 350, 380, 410) metres / 210 (240, 275, 310, 345, 385, 415, 450) yards (shown in Ciel)

GAUGE
20 sts x 28 rounds = 10 x 10 cm (worked in the round in Stockinette Stitch, on larger needle, after blocking)

NEEDLES
4 mm / US 6 circular needle (or needle size to obtain gauge) with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32”

3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle (or needle 1-2 sizes smaller than main needle) with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32”

NOTIONS
Blocking tools (optional), darning needle, scrap yarn or stitch holder, stitch markers, tape measure

TECHNIQUES
I-Cord

CONTRIBUTORS
Photography: Ricarda Schüller
Model: Melinda Dela Costa
Sample knitting: María Elena Plaza Díaz
Tech editing: Marina Skua