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Hercules

Knitting
January 2014
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1656 - 2116 yards (1514 - 1935 m)
Finished chest circumference 108 (112, 118.5, 126.5, 130.5)cm/(43.25, 45, 47.25, 50.5, 52.75) inches, designed to fit with 5-10cm/2-4 inches of positive ease.

Hercules is one of 10 designs in Bespoke, a book which celebrates the magnificent bicycle with stunning knit and crochet designs in Rowan yarns. Published on 16th January, the book is available to pre-order from baa ram ewe.

This men’s sweater was inspired by the tracks and patterns left by tyres in the mud which translated perfectly into simple elongated cables. The sweater is designed to be slouchy, with a 10cm/4 inch allowance.

Finished chest circumference 108 (112, 118.5, 126.5, 130.5)cm requires 18 (19, 20, 22, 23) balls of Rowan Handknit Cotton.

Cable patterns are given in chart form only.