Athena by Jill Wolcott

Athena

Knitting
August 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Sweet Violets
US 4 - 3.5 mm
840 - 1400 yards (768 - 1280 m)
XS (S) (M) (L) (XL)
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This pattern is included in the Goddess Collection or as a standalone pattern with the Athena Hat, which is listed separately.

Access your inner knitting goddess with eyelets and cables. Work the hat as a clever gauge swatch then follow instructions for a segmented finish that turns it into a cooly slouchy hat. Dramatic decreases create undulating trim at the hem, cuffs, and neckline of the sweater as the trim rolls toward triple center cables flanked by subtle clusters of eyelets. Clear instructions will lead you through a gracefully classic pullover, aptly named for the “gray-eyed goddess” Athena.

Sizes

XS (S) (M) (L) (XL)
Finished Body circumference 33.625 (36.875) (39.5) (44.5) (47.875)“
Finished length 20.5 (21) (21.5) (22.25) (23)”

Gauge

4.75 sts/in and 8 rows/in = 19 sts/4” and 32 rows/4” in Sweet Violets
8.5 sts/in and 8 rows/in = 34 sts/4” and 32 rows/4” in Center Cable

Needles

Size 4(3.5mm) circular ndls and 16” circular ndls OR size to obtain gauge

Supplies

Stitch markers, tapestry needle, cable ndl (optional), stitch holders or WY, extra needles for 3-ndl BO

Yarn

Rimu DK 8 ply from Zealana, 60% New Zealand Merino, 40% possum, 50g/140 yds (128m)
OR Kauri DK 8 ply from Zealana, 60% New Zealand Merino, 30% possum, 10% silk, 50g/140 yds (128m)
6 (7) (8) (9) (10) skeins

As Shown

Model Size Medium
Color Toto Red (Rimu)

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