Trantor by Katya Frankel
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Trantor

Knitting
September 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stitch pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Finished chest circ 25 ¼ (29 ½, 33 ¾) in / 64 (75, 85.5) cm to fit size 4-6 (8-10, 12). Sample shown in size 8-10
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Trantor is a saddle-shouldered sweater with a short funnel neck. The dash pattern on the body was inspired by the beautiful faint streaks created on the fabric by Lorna’s Laces’ semi-solid yarn. And the two harmonize so well together.
The sweater is knit seamlessly in the round from the bottom up.

  • SIZE & SKILL LEVEL Finished chest circumference - 25¼ (29½, 33¾) in / 64 (75, 85.5) cm. To fit sizes 4-6 (8-10, 12). Shown in size 8-10. Intermediate difficulty - Knit, purl, working in the round, decreases and picking up stitches.
  • MATERIALS AND NOTIONS 3 (4, 4) skeins of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted (100% superwash merino wool; 4 oz / 225 yds / 205 m); Patina. Substitute with approximately 620 (730, 830) yds / 560 (650, 750) m of Worsted weight yarn. 4.5 mm (US 7) double-pointed and 24in / 60cm long circular needles. 5 mm (US 8) double-pointed and 24in / 60cm long circular needles. Always adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge. Stitch markers, stitch holders, and tapestry needle.
  • GAUGE 19 sts and 24 rnds / rows = 4 in / 10 cm over Dash patt and St st using larger needles.