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Orava

Knitting
December 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
864 - 1017 yards (790 - 930 m)
90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150 cm
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Orava, the Finnish word for squirrel, is a tunic for girls with an a-line hem.

The tunic is knitted from top down and mostly in the round, but during the picture, which is worked in intarsia, the work is knitted back and forth. The furry tail on the picture is duplicated afterwards.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: chest 62 – 66 – 70 – 74 – 78 – 82 – 86 cm

MATERIALS: 790 – 810 – 830 – 870 – 890 – 910 – 930 m, for the picture 100 m of grey yarn and 5 m of furry yarn for the tail

SKILL LEVEL: advanced

TECHNIQUES: provisional cast on, short rows, intarsia