Gretel by Julie Weisenberger

Gretel

by Julie Weisenberger
Knitting
October 2009
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
530 - 1060 yards (485 - 969 m)
s - 3X
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Gretel is a seamless, A-line tank with a flattering cowl neck. Quick, versatile and, like Gisela, a good value. For the medium size, Gretel required just 2 skeins of Habu’s Cotton Gima. You may need to knit her in several colors!

Skills Needed
General knitting skills.

Size
Small (medium, large, 1x, 2x, 3x)

Finished Measurements
Bust: 35 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)”
Length at center back: 20 (21, 22, 23, 24, 25)”

Materials
Yarns
500 (530, 750, 800, 950, 1050) yds / 457 (485, 686, 732, 869, 960) m fingering–sport weight yarn that gets gauge

Shown in:

Habu Textiles A-174 Cotton Gima - 100% cotton; 265 yds / 242 m per 1 oz / 28 g skein, Lace weight
2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins in #2 Charcoal

Suggested Yarn

Shibui Reed - 100% linen; 246 yds / 225 m per 50g skein
2 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5) skeins

Needles
US 6/ 4 mm circ 29” or longer (or size needed to obtain gauge)

Notions
2 opening stitch markers
stitch holder

Gauge
19 sts and 25 rows = 4” square in St st