I follow rivers by Regina Moessmer

I follow rivers

Knitting
August 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
800 - 1280 yards (732 - 1170 m)
XS , S, M, L, XL, XXL
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overview

I FOLLOW RIVERS is worked seamlessly from top down. for yoke increases it uses the contiguous method by susie myers. the sweater is cast on at a reverse stockinette stitch neckband and the neckline is shaped with short rows. after short rows are done, the pullover is worked in full rounds. when yokes are finished, the feather&fan pattern will start.
for hip shaping, the pattern will be expanded per 6 stitches on both sides of the body.

sleeves

you will find an additive for long sleeves in the pattern

material

Karen Noe Design Linea,
please note that this yarn is growing at least 5% while wearing the sweater.

needles

US 4 / 3,5 mm circular needles and dpns or use magic loop
US 2.5 / 3,0 mm circular needles and dpns or use magic loop

gauge

f&f 26 sts x 32 row, .Stst 25 sts x 36 rows

yardage

please keep in mind that yardage is estimated!
XS 270 g / 750 m / 800 yards
S 300 g / 780 m / 853 yards
M 320 g / 830 m / 907 yards
L 350 g / 910 m / 995 yards
XL 400 g / 1040 m / 1137 yards
XXL 450 g / 1170 m / 1279 yards

tools

stitch markers, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holder

skills required

knitting in the round and flat with circular needles and dpns or magic loop for sleeves, short row shaping using the W&T method, M1L / M1R increases knitwise and purlwise, contiguous method

measurements

bust circumference

S bust circumference under arm 85 cm / 33,5inches
M bust circumference under arm 92 cm / 36,2 inches
L bust circumference under arm 104 cm /40,9 inches
XL bust circumference under arm 118 cm / 46,4 inches
XXL bust circumference under arm 122 cm / 48 inches

hip circumference

S hip circumference 89 cm / 35inches
M hip circumference 96 cm / 37,8 inches
L hip circumference 110 cm / 43,3 inches
XL hip circumference 122 cm / 48 inches
XXL hip circumference 128 cm / 50,4 inches

length body approx 40 cm / 15,7 inches or desired length

sleeve circumference

S sleeve circumference 27,5 cm / 10,6 inches
M sleeve circumference 29,5 cm / 11,4 inches
L sleeve circumference cm 32 / 12,6 inches
XL sleeve circumference 34 cm / 13,4 inches
XXL sleeve circumference 37 cm / 14,5 inches