RHEA by Regina Moessmer
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May 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1090 - 1770 yards (997 - 1618 m)
XS , S, M, L, XL, XXL
This pattern is available for €6.90 EUR
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cowgirlblues Merino Sock
In the shop you will find yarn and pattern kits, composed specially to contain the amount of yarn necessary to knit your chosen size, a free printed version of the pattern, plus a code for the Ravelry library download (pdf) so you will always have a digital version of RHEA available.


Rhea is a seamless sweater with circular yoke, worked in rounds from top down. For neckline shaping the pattern uses german short rows technique. The round yoke is shaped with slanted increases.
When the yoke is done, markers are set for sleeves and body parts. After doing increases for sleeves and body and sleeve divide, the cable rounds will be started.


cowgirlblues Merino Sock, 100% wool, 50g = 177yds (162 m)


circular needles and dpns US4 (3,5 mm) or use circular needles for magic loop


25 sts x 37 rows for 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches after washing in stockinette stitch


Please keep in mind that yardage is estimated and depending from yarn!
XS 1000 m / 1090 yards
S 1120 m / 1225 yards
M 1230 m / 1345 yards
L 1325 m / 1450 yards
XL 1420 m / 1550 yards
XXL 1620 m / 1770 yards


ø bust
89.5 94 99 104 114 123 cm
35 37 39 41 45 48.5 inches

ø sleeves
28 29 30 32 35 37 cm
11 11.4 11.8 12.6 13.8 14.6 inches


Stitch markers, 2 cable needles, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holder, blocking tools


Knitting flat and in the round with circular needle and dpns or magic loop for sleeves, short row shaping using the german short row method, slanted increases m1l / m1r knitwise and purlwise, knitting cables