Woodkirk by Ann Kingstone
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Woodkirk

Knitting
January 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch/stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1013 - 1990 yards (926 - 1820 m)
To fit 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58" chest.
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The tree of life is an enduring and powerful symbol that has inspired artists since ancient times. Though it is prevalent in most mythologies, I particularly associate it with Celtic traditions, and have worked to embody that in this design.

The cardigan is a seamless knit worked from the bottom up with inset sleeves knitted from the top down on sts picked up around the armhole. Princess line darts create a flattering fit.

SIZE

To fit 32(34:36:38:40:42:44:46:48:50:52: 54:56:58)“ chest. The finished chest measurements include 3–7cm/1¼ –2¾” of positive ease.

MATERIALS

Sportweight/light DK weight yarn with approximately 230 metres/252 yards per 100g. See the table below for the number of 100g balls/skeins required in each size.

The pictured sample was knitted with baa ram ewe ‘Dovestone DK’ in Chevin.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS

4mm/US 6 needles for small and large diameter circular knitting.

6 stitchmarkers.

8 buttons: 20mm/¾“ size.

TENSION/GAUGE

22 sts and 30 rows/rounds per 10cm/4” in blocked stocking stitch/stockinette.

Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve the specified tension.