Gretel by Julie Weisenberger

Gretel

Knitting
October 2009
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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This pattern is available from cocoknits.com for $8.00.

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
Suggested Yarns

2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins Habu Textiles A-174 cotton gima (100% cotton, 265 yds/1 oz), or

2 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5) skeins Shibui Linen (100% linen, 50g/246 yds), or

500 (530, 750, 800, 950, 1050) yds fingering–sport weight yarn that gets gauge

Needles
US 6 circ 29” or longer
Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge

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