Thistle by Kat Riddell
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Thistle

Knitting
July 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
500 - 1050 yards (457 - 960 m)
31(34, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55, 58, 61, 64)in/78.25 (86.25, 94, 101.5, 109.25, 116.75, 124.5, 132, 139.75, 147.25, 155, 162.5)cm at bust
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Stripes always remind me of summer– even stripes, crooked stripes, wavy stripes, and zigzag stripes. I love the subtle zigzags achieved with this cable pattern, and the resulting top is tons of fun. These fun zigzags spice up days spent at the library, lounging by the river, or listening to music on the Platz.

Thistle is worked in two pieces from the bottom and seamed. Stitches are picked up for sleeves and neckband, which are worked in the round.

finished garment measures 31(34, 37, 40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55, 58, 61, 64)in/78.25 (86.25, 94, 101.5, 109.25, 116.75, 124.5, 132, 139.75, 147.25, 155, 162.5)cm at bust and measures 24in/61cm from shoulder to hem

Sample shown is size 49in/126cm. Model is 5’4” tall and has a 46in/116.75cm bust.