it needs 2 to dance by Regina Moessmer
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it needs 2 to dance

Knitting
October 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette Stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
930 - 1310 yards (850 - 1198 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL
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it needs two to dance is an unsophisticated, plain and easy to knit sweater. it is worked in rounds seamlessly from top down. neckband, hem band and sleeve cuffs are worked in k1,p1 ribbing. neck shaping will be done with german short rows. this pattern uses the contiguous method by Susie Myers. the whole sweater will be worked on the wrong side of garment to avoid purling.

material

Holst Samarkand, 75% Pure New Wool and 25% Silk.
approx 575 meters/627 yards per 100 gramm /3.5 oz,
col. SA06 ginger lily

gauge

25 sts x 40 rows = 10 cm/4 inches

needles

circular needles and dpns 3 and 3.5 mm / US 2.5 and 4
(or circular needles for magic loop)

yardage

please keep in mind that yardage is estimated!
XS 180 g 1050 m / 1129 yards S 190 g 1100 m / 1190 yards
M 200 g 1150 m / 1254 yards
L 220 g 1200 m / 1380 yards
XL 250 g 1300 m / 1567 yards
XXL 300 g 1400 m / 1880 yards

tools

stitch markers, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holder

skills required

knitting in the round and flat with circular needle and dpns or magic loop for sleeves, short row shaping using german short rows, M1L / M1R increases knitwise and purlwise, contiguous method

finished measurements

bust circumference
XS 83 cm / 32,7”
S 88 cm / 34,6”
M 92,5 cm / 36,4”
L 100 cm / 39,4”
XL 108,5 cm / 42,7”
XXL 119 cm / 46,9”

sleeve circumference
XS 25 cm / 9,8”
S 27 cm / 10,6”
M 29 cm / 11,4”
L 31,5 cm / 12,4”
XL 34,5 cm / 13,6”
XXL 37 cm / 14,6”

length body
± 42 cm / ±16,5”

length sleeves

±47 cm / 18,5”