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Ranga
Knitting
Needles & yarn
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
18 stitches and 24 rows
1,076 yards = 9.84 skeins
Ístex Léttlopi
186 yards in stash
0.3 skeins = 32.8 yards (30.0 meters), 15 grams
Natural/Undyed
TitiTyy in Jyväskylä, Western Finland
Ístex Léttlopi
none left in stash
8.54 skeins = 934.3 yards (854.3 meters), 427 grams
Black
Álafoss Wool Store in Mosfellsbær, Reykjavik
September 8, 2015
Ístex Léttlopi
none left in stash
1 skein = 109.4 yards (100.0 meters), 50 grams
Natural/Undyed
Álafoss Wool Store in Mosfellsbær, Reykjavik
September 8, 2015
Notes

2,5 mm needles for ribs, 3 mm needles for stockinette.

Mods:

  • knit using only Léttlopi

Sleeves:

  • CO 44 stitches, knit in knit 2 purl 2 rib for 14 cm
  • Change to stockinette stitch
  • Add 2 sts / increase row (close to sleeve “seam”) on the 4th stockinette row, after that add 2 sts / increase row on every 9th stockinette row = 66 sts on sleeve / 11 increase rows totally
  • After increases, knit straight until total sleeve length is 56 cm

Body:

  • CO 184 sts (180 for body, 4 for the steek), knit in knit 2 purl 2 rib for 14 cm
  • Change to stockinette stitch
  • Make 3 short rows to make back piece longer
  • Knit in stockinette for 7 cm (measured from center front)
  • Decrease 2 sts / side “seam” every 6th row for 3 times = 172 sts
  • Knit stockinette after decreases for 5 cm
  • Increase 2 sts / side “seam” every 6th row for 3 times = 184 sts
  • Knit in stockinette until total body lenght is 40 cm (measured from center front)

Yoke:

  • 268 sts on yoke (264 sts for yoke, 4 sts for steek)
  • from body 154 sts (184 minus 12 + 12 for armpits and 2 + 2 sts for steek), from sleeves 54 + 54 sts (66 sts minus 12 for the armpit per each sleeve)
  • For yoke knit first 2 sts of each row for steek, start reading chart 4 sts before repeat-section and end reading it 4 sts after, knit last 2 sts of each row for steek

Finishings:

  • Sew or seam armpit sts together
  • Block garment
  • Sew steeks and cut
  • Sew zipper and band

Yarn consumption:

  • 65 grams of light beige heather
  • 427 grams of black heather
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Finished
August 28 2016
December 13 2016
 
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by Ístex
Aran
100% Icelandic
109 yards / 50 grams
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  • Originally queued: September 8, 2015
  • Project created: August 30, 2016
  • Finished: December 13, 2016
  • Updated: April 20, 2017
  • Progress updates: 3 updates