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Silke Pullover
Silke Jacket by Shannon Okey
Knitting
me
S
Needle and yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
madelinetosh tosh merino light
1680 yards 4 skeins = 1680.0 yards (1536.2m)
Blue
madelinetosh tosh merino light
1680 yards 4 skeins = 1680.0 yards (1536.2m)
Blue
Jules Wollshop in Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen
July 2012
Notes

I went by the photos rather than by the instructions and started in the middle because (1) the gauge as per the pattern is so unusual that I didn’t even attempt to achieve it, and (2) I am very tall and wanted to make sure that everything is long enough.
I did a provisional cast-on of 168 stitches, joined the circle, knitted 24 rows in 2/1 ribbing. Then I continued with the cables as per the pattern but with 2 additional rows between the cable rows and 1 additional row between the increase rows below the waist. After the last increase I changed to 3.25 mm needles.
The sleeves are knitted bottom-up starting with the same cable pattern as at the waist, and continuing in stockinette with some increases.
For the yoke, I decreased 2 x 4 stitches every third row, ending with 100 stitches for a small collar repeating part of the cable pattern and ending in a 3-stitch-i-cord bind-off.
- Now that summer is finally coming to Germany, I have a new winter pullover though it will probably look best with a short skirt.

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Finished
May 1 2013
May 31 2013
 
About this pattern
Silke Jacket
by Shannon Okey
from Brave New Knits
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About this yarn
tosh merino light
by madelinetosh
Fingering / 4 ply
100% Merino
420 yards
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  • Project created: May 7, 2013
  • Finished: May 31, 2013
  • Updated: March 11, 2014