NAOKO by Regina Moessmer

NAOKO

Knitting
March 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1028 - 1640 yards (940 - 1500 m)
XS, S, M1, M2, L, XL, XXL
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NAOKO is worked in rounds seamlessly from the top down. Neckband, hem band and sleeve cuffs are worked in a small k2,p2 ribbing with a stockinette edge. The neckline is shaped with german short rows technique. This pattern uses the contiguous method to form the shoulder yokes.

MATERIAL

The sample shown is worked with KAREN NOE DESIGN JAPONICA COTTONCORE SILK, 65% Cotton, 35% Silk, 270m/50g

NEEDLES

Circular needles and double pointed needles ( or magic loop) US 4 (3.5 mm) and US2,5 (3,0 mm) or needles to get gauge.
GAUGE 25 sts x 36 rows on needles US 4 (3.5 mm), in stockinette stitch to get 4 x 4“ (10x10 cm)

YARDAGE

XS 940 m / 1040 yards
S 1020 m / 1120 yards
M1 1100 m / 1200 yards
M2 1220 m / 1340 yards
L 1280 m / 1400 yards
XL 1440 m / 1580 yards
XXL 1500 m / 1640 yards

MEASUREMENTS

Circumference bust (finished garment)
XS 34” (82cm)
S 36”(91 cm)
M1 38”( 98cm)
M2 40” (102cm)
L 44” (112 cm)
XL 46“ (117 cm)
XXL 46”(122 cm)

MAIN PATTERN

Stockinette stitch

RIBBING

k2, p2

TOOLS

Stitch markers, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holder.

REQUIREMENTS

Knitting in the round and flat with circular needle and dpns or magic loop for sleeves, short row shaping using german short rows, slanted increases m1l / m1r knit wise and purl wise, contiguous method by Susie Myers, increases k1, yo, k1 / p1, yo, p1.