Matomoko by Cheryl Chow
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Matomoko

Knitting
October 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1100 - 1850 yards (1006 - 1692 m)
Bust circumference of 32 ¼ (34 ¾, 37 ¼, 39 ¾) (42 ½, 45, 47 ½) inches
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Matomoko is a delicate top-down cardigan, knit in fingering weight yarn. Lace and cables add interest to the hem and cuffs. Starting at the neck, this cardigan is knit back and forth on one cirucular needle. Sleeves are knit in the round to the cuff and button/buttonhole bands are picked up and knit after body is completed.

NOTE: Cable and lace pattern is charted only

Skills Required (Intermediate)
• knit, purl, knit/purl through back loop
• simple cables
• simple lace
• decreasing, increasing
• working in the round
• picking up stitches
• buttonholes
• sewing on buttons

Size
• Finished bust circumference of 32 ¼ (34 ¾, 37 ¼, 39 ¾) (42 ½, 45, 47 ½) inches
• Finished length of 22 ¼ (22 ½, 23 ¼, 23 ¾, 24 ¾, 25 ¼, 26 ¼) inches
• Intended to have 0 to 2 inches of positive ease (choose a finished bust size of 0 to 2 inches larger than your actual bust size).

Yarn Requirements
Fingering weight wool/silk blend yarn.
1100 (1200, 1300, 1425) (1575, 1700, 1850) yards

Sample knit in size 37 ¼ with 6 balls of Quince & Co. Tern; Fingering weight 75% wool, 25% silk; 221 yards in 50g; color Sea Grass-143

Gauge
• 25 sts and 32 rows on needle size US4 (3.5mm) in stockinette is 4” (10cm)
• 28 sts and 32 rows on needle size US4 (3.5mm) in ktbl, p1 ribbing is 4” (10cm)

Gauge should be met both in the round and flat.

Needle Size
• Size US4 (3.5mm) 32” (40” for larger sizes) circular needle for body worked flat
• Size US4 (3.5mm) needles for working small circumference in the round (sleeves)

Or needle sizes needed to get gauge both flat and in the round

Other Materials
• 4 removable stitch markers
• 2 stitch holders or waste yarn
• Tapestry needle
• 8 (8, 8, 8) (9, 9, 9) ¾” buttons. Sample uses Geometric ¾” buttons from Fastenation Studio in color #50