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Petit Pois

Knitting
April 2014
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
700 - 1140 yards (640 - 1042 m)
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42) 44, 46, 48, 50, 52 in / 77.5 (82, 87.5, 92, 97.5, 102) 107.5, 112, 117.5, 122, 127.5 cm
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Petit Pois is a classic seamless cardigan worked in one piece from the top down featuring raglan sleeves, waist shaping and mock cable trims. Its front neck is lowered with short rows for comfortable wearing. The sleeves are worked in the round and the front bands are knitted on after the body of the cardigan is finished.

  • Finished Measurements – Chest 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42) 44, 46, 48, 50, 52 in / 77.5 (82, 87.5, 92, 97.5, 102) 107.5, 112, 117.5, 122, 127.5 cm. Designed to be worn with minimal positive ease.

Cardigan shown measures 36 in / 87.5 cm, worn with 1 in / 2.5 cm of positive ease.

  • Skill level – Intermediate – Stocking (stockinette) stitch, decreases, increases, knitting in the round and flat, picking up stitches and simple finishing.

  • Gauge 22 sts and 28 rows/rnds = 4 inches / 10 cm in St st

  • Yarn Elann Sonata (100% mercerized cotton; 50 g / 115 yards / 106 m), 2612 French Navy; 7 (7, 7, 8, 8, 8) 9, 9, 10, 10, 10 skeins Substitute with approximately 700 (750, 790, 835, 880, 920) 965, 1010, 1055, 1100, 1140 yards / 630 (670, 710, 750, 790, 830) 870, 910, 950, 990, 1030 m of DK weight yarn that knits to the specified gauge.

  • Needles Size 4mm (US 6) circular needles Size 4mm (US 6) double pointed needles Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

  • Notions Stitch markers, waste yarn, tapestry needle and 7 - 8 of ¾ in / 20 mm buttons