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Corsica

Knitting
July 2007
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
630 - 1134 yards (576 - 1037 m)
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52)” / 81.5 (86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112, 117, 122, 127, 132) cm
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This cabled sweater with unique construction is the perfect challenge.

Knit Picks Panache has been discontinued.
A Size 48” sample was knit in Rowan Cocoon.

Alternate yarn choices include:

  • Cascade Pastaza
  • Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Chunky
  • Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk (Aran)
  • Crystal Palace Kaya
  • Malabrigo Worsted (several people have gotten gauge with this yarn)
  • Sirdar Hug
  • Araucania Nature Wool Chunky
  • Mirasol Yarn Sulka
  • Austermann Natura

People have had bad experiences using:

  • Knit Picks Swish
  • Jo Sharp Silkroad Aran
  • Elann Superwash Chunky

Errata (prior to 2010):

Chest: Row 1: P around until you get to the mkr. P sts on second needle until last 4 sts, p2tog tbl, p2. Turn.
Row 2: K sts on spare needle, continue to k sts on main needle around until 4 sts before mkr, k2tog k2. Turn.
… Next row: Turn and P around until you get to the mkr. P sts from spare needle onto main needle, making sure to p2tog tbl 4 sts before the end of the row (keeping the mkr at the end of the row).

Upper Body: Decreases should be mirrored. All p2tog on upper body should be p2tog tbl instead.

Sizes 32-36: Row 17: Should be 4PLC not 4PRC

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