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Atalanta

Knitting Kninja
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Knitting
February 2011
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
660 - 990 yards (604 - 905 m)
28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52)
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Atalanta is a top down raglan shirt knit in a soft cotton blend, perfect for spring. Atalanta was a princess in Greek mythology, strong and capable and fast of foot. This comfortable and practical garment, loose fitting, but with flattering dart shaping, strikes me as a sort of modern take on something a Greek huntress might wear. The simple lace edging adds a point of interest for the knitter, and creates something a little different than the usual tee shirt.

Atalanta replaces the Arthemis tee pattern.

SIZES
28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52) inches - (Pick size closest to actual bust size for a sweater with 7% positive ease at bust.)

MATERIALS

  • 6 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9) balls Knit Picks Shine Sport (60% Cotton, 40% ModalĀ®; 110 yds per 50g ball) in MC - shown in Serenade
  • 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) ball Knit Picks Shine Sport (60% Cotton, 40% ModalĀ®; 110 yds per 50g ball) in CC - shown in Leapfrog
  • U.S. size 5 (3.75 mm) 24 or 32 inch circular needles
  • U.S. size 5 (3.75 mm) dpns or long circular needle for Magic Loop
  • U.S. size 4 (3.5 mm) 32 inch circular needles
  • tapestry needle

GAUGE
20 sts/26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch