Girotondo by Cristina Ghirlanda
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September 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
85 yards (78 m)
one size
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Do you have those tiny remnants that you don’t know what to do with? Girotondo is a whimsical knit that can be worked with any weight of yarn. The suggested yarn and needle combination is indicative only.



Fingering weight

Shown here: Sunrise Fiber Co. Classic Sock (100% merino wool; 400 m / 366 yds, 100 g / 3.53 oz skein; color Holi Festival: 1 skein)

Yardage: 75 m / 85 yds, no allowance added


3.75 mm / US 5 needles, any type; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.


Yarn needle


20 sts and 40 rows = 10 cm / 4” in garter stitch, blocked.

Gauge is not critical but affects the finished measurement and yardage.


112 cm / 44” in length, measured along the shorter edge