Lagarto by Carol Feller

Lagarto

Knitting
September 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 7 - 4.5 mm
950 - 1900 yards (869 - 1737 m)
Finished Bust circumference: 34 (363/4, 401/2, 431/4, 46, 50, 523/4, 561/2, 591/4)" / 86 (93.5, 103, 110, 117, 127, 134, 143.5, 150.5) cm
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Worked from the bottom up this easy to wear sweater creates unique wave like patterns using a variagated yarn and drop stitch short row sections at the hips. Sleeves and shoulders are entirely shaped using short rows.

Size 40 1/2” (103cm) modelled with 6” (15cm) of positive ease.

Materials
Yarn

6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12) skeins Noro ‘Kirara’, 51% wool, 29% cotton, 10% silk, 10% angora, 1.76oz (50g), 164yds (150m), Color, 10.

Needles & Notions
1 US size 7 (4.5mm) circular needle, 32” (80cm) length or longer for bigger sizes
1 US size 7 (4.5mm) circular needle, 40” (100cm) length
Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve gauge.
Lockable stitch markers; stitch holders or waste yarn, US size 7 (4.5mm) crochet hook, tapestry needle.

Gauge
17 stitches and 28 rows = 4” (10cm) in stockinette stitch blocked.
17 stitches and 36 rows = 4” (10cm) in garter stitch blocked.

Errata:
After the second second drop-stitch wedge work 8 rnds of garter stitch before working the stockinette stitch short rows.