Galatea by Tabetha Hedrick

Galatea

Knitting
September 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1400 - 2200 yards (1280 - 2012 m)
Bust Circumference (buttoned): 33 (37 ¼, 41, 45 ¼, 49, 53 ¼)" / 84 (94.5, 104, 115, 124.5, 135.5) cm
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Subtle textured stitches paired with a snuggly, warm yarn makes for perfect season-spanning cardigan. You’ll find comfort and delight in the slightly over-sized shape, simple construction, and beautiful details.

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust Circumference (buttoned): 33 (37 ¼, 41, 45 ¼, 49, 53 ¼)“ / 84 (94.5, 104, 115, 124.5, 135.5) cm
Intended to be work with 3 - 3 ¼” / 7.5 - 8.5 cm positive ease.

YARN
7 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Worsted in Cocoa (200 yards / 182 m per 4 oz / 115g skein; 100% Superwash Merino Wool)

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size 8 US / 5 mm needles
Size 8 US / 5 mm circular needle, 24” / 60 cm long
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Yarn needle, (2) stitch markers, (2) 2” / 5 cm oblong buttons

GAUGE
18 sts and 26 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch, after blocking.
19 sts and 26 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Broken Rib, after blocking.