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Glacia

Knitting
April 2014
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches in cable and rib pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1129 - 1881 yards (1032 - 1720 m)
see below
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Glacia is worked from the bottom up, in the round up to the armholes and then back and forth in rows. The shoulders are joined with three needle bind-off. Sleeves worked from the top down, sleeve caps shaped with short rows. No seaming whatsoever.

Finished measurements
71 (83, 95.5, 107.5, 120, 132.5) cm / 28 (32¾, 37½, 42¼, 47¼, 52¼) inches bust circumference
Shown in Size 83 cm (32¾ inches) with 2 cm (¾ inch) negative ease.

Yarn
Araucania Ranco
75% wool, 25% nylon (polyamide)
344 meters (376 yards) / 100 g
#2113 light blue
3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins

Needles
2.75 mm (US 2) circular needle, 60 cm (24 inches) long
3.25 mm (US 3) circular needle, 80 cm (32 inches) long
3.25 mm (US 3) double-pointed needles
or use needle size that gives you the correct gauge

Notions
stitch markers
stitch holders
cable needle
yarn needle
spare needle for three needle bind-off

Gauge
26 stitches / 35 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) in Cable and Rib pattern (Chart A) using 3.25 mm (US 3) needle
24 sts / 35 rows in Broken Rib pattern using 3.25 mm (US 3) needle

Construction:

  • seamless
  • body worked in the round up to the armholes, then back and forth
  • shoulders joined with three needle bind-off
  • stitches picked up from armholes, sleeve cap shaped with short rows, then sleeve worked in the round (from the top down)

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