curcuma elements by Regina Moessmer
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curcuma elements

Knitting
April 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1050 - 1650 yards (960 - 1509 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL
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curcuma elements is worked seamlessly from top down. for yoke increases it uses the contiguous method by susie myers. the sweater is cast on at a ribbed neckband and the
neckline is shaped with short rows. after short rows are done, the whole sweater is worked in full rounds until hem band which is divided into front and back. the back side of the sleeves has a ribbed band above the elbows.

material
Araucania Huasco/Botany Lace col 2114 Pt yellow
ITO gima col 404 mustard
both yarns held together

needles
US 6 / 4.0 mm circular needles and dpns or use magic loop
US 4 / 3,5 mm circular needles and dpns

gauge
23 sts x 34 rows in stockinette stitch, needles US 6 / 4.0 mm

approx yardage
XS 950 m - 1050 yards / S 1050 m - 1150 yards /
M 1250 m - 1350 yards / L 1350 m - 1450 yards /
XL 1450 m - 1550 yards / XXL 1550 m - 1650 yards

measurements
XS bust circumference under arm 83,5 cm / 32,7 inches
S bust circumference under arm 88,5 cm / 34,6 inches
M bust circumference under arm 94 cm / 37 inches
L bust circumference under arm 101 cm /39,8 inches
XL bust circumference under arm 111cm / 43,7 inches
XXL bust circumference under arm 122 cm / 48 inches
length body approx 45 cm / 15,7 inches or desired length
XS sleeve circumference 26 cm / 10,2 inches
S sleeve circumference 27 cm / 10,6 inches
M sleeve circumference 28 cm / 11 inches
L sleeve circumference cm 29,5 / 11,4 inches
XL sleeve circumference 32 cm / 12,6 inches
XXL sleeve circumference 35 cm / 13,8 inches
length sleeve approx 49 cm / 17,7 inches or desired length

tools
stitch markers, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holder

skills required
knitting in the round and flat with circular needle and dpns or magic loop for sleeves, short row shaping using the W&T method, you should be experienced in M1L / M1R increases knitwise and purlwise, contiguous method

pattern
stockinette stitch ,

ribbing
k2,p2