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
1080 - 1840 yards (988 - 1682 m)
XS, S, M1, M2, L, XL, XXL
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curcuma elements is worked seamlessly from the 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
The shown sample is worked with Araucania Huasco/Botany Lace col 2114 Pt yellow
ITO gima col 404 mustard
both yarns held together

NEEDLES
Circular needles and dpns (or magic loop) US 4 (3.5 mm) and US 6 (4.0 mm) or needles to meet gauge.

GAUGE
23 sts x 34 rows on for 4 x 4 inches ( 10x 10 cm) larger needles in stockinette stitch.

YARDAGE
XS 1080 yds (988 m)
S 1260 yds (1152 m)
M1 1340 yds (1225 m)
M2 1400 yds (1280 m)
L 1500 yds (1371 m)
XL 1660 yds (1520 m)
XXL 1840 yds (1680 m)

MAIN PATTERN
Stockinette stitch.

RIBBING
k2,p2

MEASUREMENTS
XS S M1 M2 L XL XXL

circumference bust
33.4 34,9 37.7 39.7 41.7 45.2 48.6 inch
85 88.7 95,7 100,9 106,1 114,8 123,5 cm
width bust
13 13.3 13.7 14 14.4 14.7 15.1 inch
33 33,9 34,8 35,7 36,5 37,4 38,3 cm

circumference sleeve
10.6 11.3 11.7 12 12.7 14 14.7 inch
27 28,7 29,6 30,4 32,2 35,7 37,4 cm

length body
front 16.5 (42 cm)
back 17.7“ ( 45 cm)

length sleeves
18.9“ (48 cm)

TOOLS
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holder.

SKILLS REQUIRED
Knitting in the round and flat with circular needles and dpns (or magic loop) , short row shaping using the german short rows method, slanted increases M1L / M1R knitwise and purlwise, contiguous method.