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Tuga

Knitting
July 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1422 - 2297 yards (1300 - 2100 m)
XS (S, M)[L, XL, XXL]
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Long car rides are rarely a problem for knitters – in fact, they are often welcome opportunities to combine uninterrupted knitting, chatting with friends, and taking in the sights. It was during just such a drive in Poland that we crossed the Tuga River. This pullover is the perfect project for a day in the passenger seat or for any other friendly get-together when you don’t want your knitting to distract you from your chatting, and vice versa. Stockinette makes for soothing and easy knitting, while the side-to-side construction and occasional color changes keep it interesting and engaging.

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Pattern is available in the following languages:

  • English
  • French
  • Polish

Sizes
XS (S, M)[L, XL, XXL]
Finished chest measurements: 79 (88, 101)[111, 120, 129] cm / 31.5 (34.5, 39.5)[42.5, 47.5, 50.5] inches.
The pullover is intended to be worn with at least 5 cm / 2 inches of positive ease. Sample shown in size M on 94cm / 37 inch bust.

Yarn
Northbound Knitting BFL/Silk Fingering, (55% Wool, 45% Silk; 401m/438yds per 100 g); colorways:
Midnight (C1): 1 (1, 1)[1, 1, 2] skeins
Nocturne (C2): 1 (1, 1)[2, 2, 2] skeins
Sterling (C3): 2 (2, 2)[2, 2, 3] skeins
The yarn amounts shown here are to get the color block effect as shown on the grey sample.
You can suffice with this amount of yarn per size in different colors:
Total yards needed: 1312(1498, 1690)[1893, 2102, 2303]
Total meters needed: 1201(1371, 1547)[1733, 1924, 2109]

Needles
Size 4 mm/US #6 or size needed for gauge; straight or circular needles 80 cm/32 inches or longer, to accommodate a large number of sts.
Optional: Double-pointed needles for sleeves.

Other
Removable stitch markers, tapestry needle for weaving in ends.

Gauge
18 sts and 27 rows over 10 cm / 4 inches in Stockinette stitch.