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Té Rosada

Knitting
November 2004
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
14.5 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in pattern stitch on larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
700 - 1000 yards (640 - 914 m)
33 (38, 41½, 46½, 49½)" (84 [96.5, 105.5, 118, 125.5] cm) chest/bust circumference.
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Pattern description from Interweave Knits, Winter 2004: “Luisa Gelenter, the designer of this lovely yarn, calls the color of the yarn used in this airy pullover t rosada, an apt description of its rich modulating shades of rose and desert earth. The rustic qualities of her handspun and hand-dyed sportweight yarn lend themselves to the simple open stitch pattern used in this straightforward drop-shoulder design. With a simple two-row repeat, the pattern is easy to memorize; worked on big needles, its also quick to knit. Finishing is minimal: When the pieces have been sewn together, an almost invisible neckband is picked up around the neckline and completed in two rounds.”

Finished Size: 33 (38, 41½, 46½, 49½)” (84 96.5, 105.5, 118, 125.5 cm) chest/bust circumference.

Yarn: La Lana Forever Random Fines (100% Romney wool; 100 yd 91 m/2 oz 57 g): té rosada, 7 (7, 8, 9, 10) skeins.

Needles:

  • Body and sleeves - size 9 (5.5 mm): straight.
  • Neck - size 8 (5 mm): 16” (40-cm) circular (cir).
  • Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Note from Interweave Knits, Winter 2004: If there are not enough stitches as a result of shaping to work a yarnover with its companion decrease, work the stitches in stockinette stitch (St st) instead until the number of stitches is sufficient to resume the pattern.