Skylight by Olga Buraya-Kefelian

Skylight

Knitting
September 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in on US 6 / 4 mm needles in St St, after blocking.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
704 - 1748 yards (644 - 1598 m)
1 (2, 3, 4) (5, 6, 7, 8) (9, 10, 11, 12) (13, 14)
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This pattern can be found in issue 12 of Laine Magazine.

Skylight is knitted top down seamlessly beginning with a provisional cast-on. The main fabric is worked in Stockinette Stitch. Short row shaping in the yoke occurs before and after the main cabled patterning. The cable and drop stitch pattern wraps all the way around the yoke.

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4) (5, 6, 7, 8) (9, 10, 11, 12) (13, 14)

Recommended ease: 6” / 15 cm of positive ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust Circumference: 32.75 (35.25, 38.75, 41.25) (44.75, 46.25, 49.75, 51.25) (54, 56.5, 59, 61.5) (64.75, 68.25)” / 83 (90, 98.5, 105) (113.5, 117.5, 126, 130) (137, 143.5, 150, 156) (164.5, 173) cm.

Neck circumference: 17.75 (18.5, 18.5, 18.5) (20.25, 20.25, 22, 22) (22.75, 22.75, 23.5, 23.5) (24.5, 24.5)” / 45 (47, 47, 47) (51.5, 51.5, 56, 56) (58, 58, 60, 60) (62, 62) cm.

Yoke depth: 8.5 (8.75, 8.75, 9) (9.5, 10, 10.5, 11) (11.25, 11.5, 11.75, 12) (12.25, 12.5)” / 21.5 (22.5, 22.5, 23) (24, 25.5, 26.5, 28) (28.5, 29, 30, 30.5) (31, 32) cm.

Upper sleeve circumference: 11 (11.5, 12.5, 13.25) (14.25, 15.25, 16.5, 17.5) (19, 19.5, 21, 21.75) (22.75, 23)” / 28 (29.5, 31.5, 33.5) (36, 39, 42, 44.5) (48, 49.5, 53, 55) (58, 58.5) cm.

Cuff circumference: 8.75 (8.75, 8.75, 8.75) (10, 10, 10, 10) (11.75, 11.75, 11.75, 11.75) (11.75, 11.75)” / 22.5 (22.5, 22.5, 22.5) (25.5, 25.5, 25.5, 25.5) (30, 30, 30, 30) (30, 30) cm.

Sleeve length from underarm to cuff: 16 (16, 16, 16) (17, 17, 17, 17) (18, 18, 18, 18) (18.5, 18.5)” / 40.5 (40.5, 40.5, 40.5) (43, 43, 43, 43) (45.5, 45.5, 45.5, 45.5) (47, 47) cm.

Body length from underarm to hem: 11” / 28 cm (cropped version) or 14” / 35.5 cm (regular version).

MATERIALS
Sample 1 (wool version)

Yarn: 6 (6, 7, 7) (8, 8, 9, 9) (10, 11, 11, 12) (12, 13) skeins of Jensen by Isager (100% wool, 137 yds / 125 m – 50 g), colourway 61S.

Sample 2 (linen version)

Yarn: 5 (5, 6, 6) (7, 7, 7, 8) (9, 9, 10, 10) (11, 11) skeins of Strå by Woolfolk (50% Ovis 21 Ultimate Merino®, 50% linen, 164 yds / 150 m – 50 g), colourway S1.

Or approx. 726 (781, 841, 902) (1023, 1083, 1144, 1204) (1358, 1419, 1507, 1567) (1644, 1748) yds / 644 (715, 770, 825) (936, 991, 1047, 1101) (1242, 1298, 1378, 1433) (1503, 1598) m of DK weight yarn for regular version.

Needles: US 6 / 4 mm 32” / 80 cm circular needles and DPNs if not using Magic Loop Method for small circumference knitting for St St, US 5 / 3.75 mm needles for I-Cord Bind-Off.

Notions: Crochet hook, stitch markers, waste yarn.

GAUGE
19 sts x 30 rows to 4” / 10 cm on US 6 / 4 mm needles in St St, after blocking.

16-st repeat in patt = approx. 2.5” / 6.5 cm over washed and blocked fabric.

18-st repeat in patt = approx. 3.5” / 8.5 cm over washed and blocked fabric.