Ingonish by Laura Aylor
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Ingonish

Knitting
February 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1130 - 1635 yards (1033 - 1495 m)
36.2, (39.1, 42.6, 45.9, 48.9, 52.3)” (actual garment circumference at bust)
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Today I walked alone from Ingonish beach, along the wooded cliff. It was not a mild day, but classically Cape Breton, where the wind makes up most of your breath. It lifts you elsewhere even as your feet root among the rocks.

The last time I was here, she had given me a shell, a bit of sea glass, a sea-smoothed pebble. She brought me these things to give me a part of the place she loved. And her sweater was like the wind as it whipped between and around us, we too-small forms against the cold sea.

A relaxed fit tunic knit from the top down in one go – no short rows, no neckline stitches to pick up. Modified raglan shaping gives a more flattering fit through the shoulders. The front panel and edges are variations of Barbara Walker’s Jacquard stitch pattern and are created by simply slipping a couple of stitches with the working yarn in front. The slightly tighter row gauge of the front panel causes a bit of an elliptical hem line. Written to be worn with 1-4 inches of positive ease. Modeled with 4” of ease.

Skills required
 Long-tail cast-on
 Backwards-loop cast-on
 Increasing
 Decreasing
 Sewn bind-off (instructions included)

Estimated yardage
1130, (1225, 1330, 1435, 1530, 1635)

Pattern thread with more info, help determining amount of ease, and other tips is here.

Übersetzung ins Deutsche: Katharina Sokiran (Manfredovna)