Aphotic by This.Bird.Knits

Aphotic

Knitting
August 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch (in the round)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1312 - 1969 yards (1200 - 1800 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Finished chest (fullest point) circumference: 97.5 (110, 122, 128, 134, 146.5, 158.5, 164.5, 170.5)cm / 38½ (43¼ 48, 50½, 52¾, 57½, 62½, 64¾, 67¼)”– to be worn with 20-30 cm/ 8-12” positive ease
Model has 109cm / 43” bust, stands 175cm / 5’9” tall and is wearing a size 4.

Yarn: Cedar House Yarns Old Growth Worsted (worsted weight; 100% superwash Merino wool; 199m / 218yds per 100g skein)
Shades:
Yarn A: Toasted Marshmallow; 4 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6,6, 7) skeins
Yarn B: Ink; 1 skein
Yarn C: Shale; 1 skein

Gauge: 20 sts & 24 rows = 10cm / 4” over St st in the round with 5mm needles, after blocking.

Needles: 4mm / US 6 circular needles, 40cm / 16” length AND 80cm / 32” length AND knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
5mm / US 8 circular needles, 40cm / 16” length AND 80cm / 32” length AND knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in
the round
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 1 stitch marker, scrap yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle
Note: You may find additional stitch markers helpful to separate chart reps.

Notes: Aphotic is worked in the round from the top down. Short rows are worked across the back for slight shaping. Increase rounds are worked in between the colour work motifs.