Maturin by Áine Ryan

Maturin

Knitting
February 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch in the round
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1307 - 2111 yards (1195 - 1930 m)
34 (38¼, 42½, 46½, 50)" / 86.5 (97, 108, 118.5, 127) cm
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A classic men’s (or women’s!) crew neck raglan sweater.

Raglan seams highlighted with garter stitch detailing and inside-out seaming.

Long in the body for comfort and cosiness.

Finished measurements:
Chest: 34 (38¼, 42½, 46½, 50)“ / 86.5 (97, 108, 118.5, 127) cm
Length: 26½ (28, 28½, 29, 29½)” / 67.5 (71, 72.5, 73.5, 75) cm

Shown in size 38¼“ / 97 cm
Intended to be worn with 0–3” / 0–7.5 cm positive ease.
 
Suggested yarn:
Lang Yarns Merino 120 Superwash (approx 120 m / 131 yd per 50g / 1.76 oz) - 10 (12, 14, 15, 17) skeins in colourway 225
 
or

Approx. 1195 (1375, 1595, 1765, 1930) m / 1307 (1504, 1744, 1930, 2111) yd of a double-knitting weight yarn of your choice

Needles:
Size 4.0 mm (US 6):

  • set of 5 double pointed needles (or long length circular needle for Magic Loop method if preferred)
  • circular needle, 80 cm / 32” long (100 cm / 40” for larger sizes)

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge:
23 sts and 32 rows = 10 cm / 4” in Stockinette stitch worked in the round (knit every row) using size 4.0 mm / US 6 needles.

Gauge swatch was washed, blocked and dried before measuring.

Please check your gauge to ensure the best results.