Arbor Vitae by Joji Locatelli
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Arbor Vitae

Knitting
November 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
1424 - 2848 yards (1302 - 2604 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Finished bust circumference: 80 (90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150) cm / 31½ (35½, 39¼, 43¼, 47¼, 51¼, 55, 59)“ – to be worn with 0-7.5 cm / 0-3” of positive ease.

Model has 86 cm / 34” bust, stands 165 cm / 5’5” tall and is wearing a
size 2.

Yarn: Sweet Fiber Yarns Sweet Merino Lite (fingering weight; 100% Merino; 434 m / 475 yds per 115 g skein)

Shade: Dusted Rose; 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins

Gauge: 28 sts & 40 rows = 10 cm / 4” over stocking stitch on 3 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 3 mm / US 2½ circular needle, 60-80 cm / 24-32” length
2.5 mm / US 1½ circular needle, 60-80 cm / 24-32” length

Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 3 stitch markers, waste yarn or stitch holders, cable needle, crochet hook (to attach tassels)

Notes: Arbor Vitae is worked seamlessly from the top down, beginning at the shoulders. The back and front are worked separately and joined at the underarm to work the rest of the sweater in the round. Sleeves are picked up and worked seamlessly in the round with short-row sleeve caps.
The tassels are optional and added once the sweater is finished.