Vaara by Sachiko Burgin
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Vaara

Knitting
May 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch on 4 mm needles after blocking.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
730 - 1460 yards (668 - 1335 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Finished bust circumference: 76.5 (88, 96.5, 110, 124, 129.5) cm / 30 (34½, 38, 43¼, 48¾, 51)” – to be worn with 5-12 cm / 2-4¾” positive ease
Model has 81 cm / 32” bust, stands 163 cm / 5’4” tall, and is wearing size 2.

Yarn: Anzula Vera (sport weight; 65% silk, 35% linen; 333 m / 365 yds per 115 g skein)
Shade: Coco; 2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins

Gauge: 22 sts x 30 rows = 10 cm / 4” over stocking stitch after blocking

Needles: 4 mm / US 6 circular needle, 40 cm (16”) AND 60-80 cm (24-32”) length depending on size made 4 mm / US 6 DPNs for sleeves
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 5 stitch markers, stitch holder or scrap yarn

Notes: Piece is worked from the neck downwards. Yoke is worked back and forth to shape neck and then joined in the round and worked down to the hem, which is shaped with short rows.