Hiro Petite by Julia Farwell-Clay
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Hiro Petite

August 2012
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
650 - 1075 yards (594 - 983 m)
23" to 33"
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PLEASE NOTE: This pattern will be re-issued in May 2016 with corrected numbers and sizes. All past purchases will be sent an update.

4 (6, 8, 10, 12, 14) years
Finished Chest:
23 (25, 27, 29, 31, 33)”

Suggested Yarn:

390 (420, 500, 580, 650) yds MC
1 skein each CC1 & CC2

Child’s version of Hiro, (pronounced “hero”) named for the main character in a favorite Neal Stephenson novel of mine, Snow Crash, the title of which also describes the way colors digitally fade into each other in the yoke of this sweater. Originally inspired by a textile from the Swedish design firm Little Red Stuga, I wanted to add a color gradation to their genius play of black and white.

Charts are graded according to size. Shaping for girl’s version is slightly A-line. Boy’s version is knit without shaping.