Hummelo by Martha Wissing

Hummelo

Knitting
June 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st and pattern stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1100 - 1370 yards (1006 - 1253 m)
To Fit Bust Size: 32-38 (42-48)"
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Hummelo is a modern cardigan knit in a simple textured stitch pattern. With its curled angled fronts, split hem and longer back it transitions from casual jeans and a tee to a summer dress jacket.

Finished measurements
Bust – 48 (56)“
Length – 23”
Note: This fronts do not close, so the sizing is quite forgiving. Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.

Materials
8 (10) Hanks THE FIBRE CO. LUMA (50 grs/ 137 yds), #LUM220 Grigio
OR
5 (6) Hanks BERROCO FIORA (100 grs/ 246 yds), #3870 Belmont

Kits available at The Knitting Cup

24” Length circular knitting needle, size 6 (4 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Spare circular needle size 6 (4 mm) or smaller for 3 needle bind off
Stitch holders
Removable stitch markers

Gauge
22 sts = 4”; 30 rows = 4” in pattern stitch
22 sts = 4”; 30 rows = 4” in St st
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Construction note
Beginning with the German Twist cast on, the back is knit from the bottom up with shoulders shaped using the German short row technique. Fronts are knit separately and joined to the back at shoulder seams with a 3 needle bind off. Drop sleeves are picked up from the body and knit down to the desired length. Stitches are picked up along the sides and a 3 needle bind off is used for side seams.

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