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Wandering Aran Fields

Knitting
September 2005
Aran / Worsted ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch on largest needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
803 - 876 yards (734 - 801 m)
51-58" (129.5-147.5cm) circumference at lower edge; 17-19" (43-48.5cm) circumference at neck with collar ribbing relaxed; and 12.5" (31.5cm) long. Sized to fit bust measurements of 32-40" and 42-48" (81-101cm and 106-122cm)
Errata available: interweave.com

Additional Gauge Information: 
26 rows of cable pattern from chart = 4" (10cm), and 40-stitch repeat of cable pattern measures 7" (18cm) wide on largest needles.


Additional Needle Information:

All needles are circular.


From Wrap Style:



In keeping with the Bauhaus maxim "form follows function," Norah Gaughan has combined two traditional Aran motifs to create a capelet that tapers gently from elbow to neck.  The wide diamonds at the hem ease into simple rope cables as the capelet narrows.  To maintain the integrity of the patterns right up to the roomy 1970s-inspired buttoned collar, Norah hides the shaping decreases in the reverse stockinette-stitch background that separates the cable panels.  Her signature yarn, a soft baby alpaca lends strong dimension to the patterns and makes for a classic design that’s warm and comfortable to wear.