Federico by Pat Menchini


February 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch on larger needles, slightly stretched
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1372 - 1862 yards (1255 - 1703 m)
32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52
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This pattern is available for free: Knitting_138_2015-02.pdf


To fit: 81-8691-97:102-107:112-117:122-127:13 2-137cm (32-3436-38:40-42:44-46:48-50:52-54in)

Actual measurement: 91102:112:122:132:142cm (3640:44:48:52:56in)

Length to shoulder: 6465:66:67:68:69cm (25.2525.5:26:26.5:26.75:27in)

Sleeve length: 4647:47:47:48:48cm (1818.5:18.5:18.5:19:19in)

Figures in square brackets refer to larger sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to all sizes.


Artesano Nebula DK 33.5% alpaca, 50% wool, 16.5% viscose (approx 90m per 50g)

1415:16:17:18:19x 50g hanks FZPO Stout

1 pair each 3.75mm and 4.5mm needles

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Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate.


22 sts and 24 rows to 10cm over st st when slightly stretched widthways using 4.5mm needles.

Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.