Iris by Ririko


by Ririko
October 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2ยฝ - 3.0 mm
787 - 1187 yards (720 - 1085 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL) (see below)
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Iris is a feminine, comfortable, A-line sleeveless pullover knitted from the top-down in one piece. German short rows are used to shape the shoulders and neckline. The front and back of this pullover are worked back and forth separately to the underarm, then joined together to be continued in the round in one piece. After the left and right front pieces are joined together, a pleat in the center of front is started. After the front and back of this pullover are joined together, waist shaping is added. The back is worked longer than the front by using German short rows method.

This pattern is written in English, and has been professionally edited and test knitted.

Finished Measurements
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL) = 88 (93.5, 103.5, 112.5, 123.5, 133.5) cm / 34ยพ (36ยพ, 40ยพ, 44ยผ, 48ยพ, 52ยฝ)โ€

Suggested ease: + 5 ~ 10 cm / 2 ~ 4โ€
Sample shown in size XS with + 10 cm / 4โ€ ease on model.

Sport weight; approximately 720 (760, 825, 910, 1000, 1085) m / 790 (830, 900, 995, 1095, 1185) yds
Sample shown in Shibui Twig (174 m / 190 yds per 50 g skein) 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins โ€“ color Mineral
Please keep in mind that yardage is an estimate.

Two 3.5 mm (US 4) circular needle, 60 cm / 24โ€ long or longer, adjust cable length to fit sts comfortably
One set (4) 3 mm (US 2ยฝ) dpns
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

4 markers, tapestry needle, stitch holders

22 sts and 32 rows on 3.5 mm (US 4) = 10 cm / 4โ€ in Stockinette Stitch after blocking

Skill Level: Intermediate

Special Thanks to โ€ฆโ€ฆ
eritml, roko, miyayo, mamisato, Rutast, Blackberry39, Ellisj, cinnata, himawari, mekia, bobbingal, takepi, temina
(Test Knit)

ChaNY (Mari Tobita: Technical Edit)