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Kukui

Caterpillar Knits
KnitPoint.com
Kristen TenDyke
Knitting
August 2010
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch with larger needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
850 - 1440 yards (777 - 1317 m)
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Kukui is knit from the bottom up in pieces then sewn together. The neck stitches are all held on stitch holders, then after sewing they are worked together for a simple garter stitch neck trim.

Finished Measurements:
33¼ (36½, 40¾, 44¼, 47½, 51, 54¼)”
84.5 (93, 103.5, 112.5, 121, 129.5, 138) cm
36½” 93 cm size shown

Yarn Requirements:
Shown in O-Wool’s Balance yarn
50% organic merino wool, 50% organic cotton
50 gram hank = approx 130 yards
7 (7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11) hanks in color 2158 Tourmaline, or approx 850 (910, 1025, 1125, 1235, 1325, 1440) yards in a comparable earth-friendly yarn.

Knitting Needles:
One pair each size US 5 and 6 (3.75 and 4 mm); one 29” circular needle size US 5 (3.75 mm)
Or size to obtain gauge.

Gauge:
19 sts and 29 rows = 4” in Stockinette Stitch with larger needles; 20 sts and 35 rows in Garter stitch with smaller needles, stretched vertically. Take time to save time, check your gauge.

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