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Reflected Lines

Knitting
March 2014
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch using larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1095 - 1620 yards (1001 - 1481 m)
32 (34 ¼, 35 ¾, 38, 39 ½, 42, 44 ¼, 45 ¾)" / 81 (87, 91, 97, 101, 106, 112, 116) cm bust circumference
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This design was completely inspired by colors! As soon as I saw those three skeins together, I knew there will be some stripes. In this case, cool looking blending stripes. Blue blends into yellow and yellow blends into green, resulting in a striping that gives each color its turn to shine.

The cardigan is worked in one piece from top down. Raglan sleeves are worked in the round and the asymmetrical shape of the hem is achieved by short row shaping.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
32 (34 ¼, 35 ¾, 38, 39 ½, 42, 44 ¼, 45 ¾)” / 81 (87, 91, 97, 101, 106, 112, 116) cm bust circumference;
The garment is designed to fit snug. Sample is size 32” / 81 cm.

YARN
DK-weight yarn, approximately:

  • 750 (815, 870, 915, 955, 1030, 1095, 1150) yds / 685 (745, 795, 835, 875, 945, 1000, 1055) m of MC
  • 150 (160, 165, 180, 185, 195, 205, 215) yds / 140 (145, 150, 165, 170, 180, 190, 195) m of CC1
  • 195 (200, 210, 220, 230, 235, 245, 255) yds / 180 (185, 195, 200, 210, 215, 225, 235) m of CC2

The sample is made using Eden Cottage Yarns Bowland DK (245 yds / 225 m per 100 g skein, 100 % wool):
Night Sky as MC (main color)
Harvest Gold as CC1 (contrasting color 1)
Lichen as CC2 (contrasting color 2)

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size 6 US / 4 mm circular needle, minimum 32” / 80 cm long
Size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needle, minimum 32” / 80 cm long
Size 6 US / 4 mm and size 4 US / 3.5 mm double pointed needles for sleeves (optional, you can also use a long circular needle and Magic Loop technique).

4 stitch markers
crochet hook for Crochet Cast-On
row counter
waste yarn for Crochet Cast-On and for holding sleeve stitches
tapestry needle

GAUGE
21 sts and 28 rows in Stockinette stitch using larger needles = 4” / 10 cm after blocking