Etty's Grandpa I by Carro

Etty's Grandpa I

by Carro
Knitting
June 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
650 - 1450 yards (594 - 1326 m)
81.5(86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112, 117, 122)cm/32(34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48)in
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Etty’s Sister is a grandpa’s shirt with cap sleeves, created by the contiguous sleeve method developed by Susie Myers (http://www.ravelry.com/people/SusieM), and with color-blocking (jogless). It shapes itself around the shoulders by its construction. It is knit top-down starting with a tubular rib forming a crew neck, that continues down in a deep button-through half placket. You can omit the top three buttons for a more open neckline (see pictures).

Size
Standard size with 5cm/2in of positive ease.
The size can easily be modified. There are a few pointers in the pattern how to. If you want Etty’s Sister to be fitted simply knit one size smaller than your regular size.

Yarn
The gauge fits a sports weight, or even a fingering depending on how you like the nature of your knit. Silk is more dense in its nature, therefore the model is knit with a dk weight on that same gauge and still with fluidity in its knit (it is silk after all).

Choose a yarn that knits up to gauge.
Etty’s Sister can be knit in silk, cotton, linen, blends and in wool. Simply play with a swatch and find out what you get and what you like.

Approximately:
Color 1: 400(450, 500, 550, 600, 650, 700, 750, 800)y.
Color 2: 250(300, 350, 400, 450, 500, 550, 600, 650)y.

Notions
8(+1) Buttons.

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