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Athenodorus

Ghosts: historiographies, cultural manifestations, and the knits they've inspired
CanaryKnits
Knitting
October 2012
Knit Picks Bare Swish DK
Knit Picks Bare Swish Worsted
Knit Picks Bare Swish Bulky
4.5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch in stockinette - worsted weight
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
450 - 1000 yards (411 - 914 m)
XS-XXXL
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Athenodorus is part of the ebook Ghosts: historiographies, cultural manifestations, and the knits they’ve inspired.

In a bit of knitterly magic, fingering weight yarn seems to transform to a bulky weight in this dramatic skirt.
The ribbon at the waist cinches the skirt in, keeping it in place functionally and fashionably. A whimsical garment, this piece will keep you warm through the autumn and winter months.

Wear it with a thinner ribbon, or insert an invisible elastic for a less dramatic look.

This knit includes a turned hem waist, which encloses a wide ribbon for cinching, and features four different yarn weights and gauges. The skirt transforms from a delicate, fingering-weight skirt at the waist to a substantial, lofty bulky weight at the bottom.

Because of the great changes in needle size, it is recommended that you have interchangeable needles.

Find essays into the topic of ghosts in the ebook - the single pattern does not feature this information!

Sizes XS - XXXL (based on your waist measurement)
XS = 24”
S = 27”
M = 30”
L = 34”
XL = 38”
XXL = 42”
XXXL = 45”
Yarn
Knit Picks Bare Stroll Fingering (462 y / 422 m hank) 1 hank, 75% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon,
Knit Picks Bare Swish DK (246 y / 225 m hank) 1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2) hanks, 100% Superwash Merino Wool,
Knit Picks Bare Swish Worsted (220 y / 200 m hank) 1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2) hanks, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, and
Knit Picks Bare Swish Bulky (137 y / 125 m hank) 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 4) hanks, 100% Superwash Merino Wool
Needles
2.25 mm/#1, 3.75 mm/#5, 5.5 mm/#9, and 8 mm/#11 circular needles
Notions
Ribbon 3” wide, 54 (54, 54, 60, 60, 65, 65)” long
Gauge (Measured in stockinette stitch in the round)
7 sts and 10 rows/1” on 2.25 mm/#1 for Fingering weight
5.5 sts and 8 rows/1” on 3.75 mm/#5 for DK weight
4.5 sts and 6 rows/1” on 5.5 mm/#9 for Worsted weight
3.5 sts and 4.5 rows/1” on 8 mm/#11 for Bulky weight
Skills used
Provisional cast on
Knitting in the round