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Concerto

Knitting
January 2005
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch in St st on US #9 needles
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1050 - 1850 yards (960 - 1692 m)
S (M, L, 1X, 2X)
This pattern is available for free.

Sizes:

  • Chest: 34½ (39, 42½, 48, 58)”
  • Length: 25 (25, 26, 27, 28)”

Materials:

  • 1 skein Bamboo 100% bamboo (100g/250yd per ball) by South West Trading Co. divided evenly into 2 balls
  • 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) balls Melody 65% rayon/35% nylon (100g/400yd per ball) by South West Trading Co.
  • US #9/5.5mm - 24” circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle

Optional Supplies: 1 yard of 1.5” Grosgrain ribbon in color to match piece, assorted beads, bead needle and thread

Pattern Considerations:

  • The borders are achieved by working those areas with Melody and Bamboo at the same time. When working the borders, knit holding both yarns for the width indicated, then drop the Bamboo yarn, continue knitting to the other border, pick up a second strand of Bamboo and knit both the Melody and Bamboo to the end.
  • If preferred, work the body of the top with no shaping. This will require some additional yarn.