Arete by Geraldine Yang

Arete

Knitting
November 2019
both are used in this pattern
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
5.0 mm (H)
1214 - 2141 yards (1110 - 1958 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: 88 (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127, 137, 147.5, 159, 167.5)cm / 34½ (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62½, 66)“ – to be worn with 10-15cm / 4-6” positive ease
Model has 108cm / 42.5” bust, stands 173cm / 5’8” tall and is wearing a size 4.
Yarn A: The Wandering Flock Worsted Wool (worsted weight; 100% Merino; 196m / 215yds per 100g skein)
Shade: Red Rust; 5 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins
Yarn B: The Wandering Flock Fluff (worsted weight; 70% mohair, 30% wool; 130m / 142yds per 50g skein)
Shade: Blushing Pink; 1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3) skein

Gauge: 18 sts & 27 rounds = 10cm / 4” over stocking stitch with yarn A on 5mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 4.5mm / US 7 circular needle, 40cm / 16” length
5mm / US 8 circular needle, 40cm / 16” AND 60-100cm / 24-40” length (depending on size worked) AND needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
5mm / US 8 crochet hook (for tubular cast-on)
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 9 stitch markers (one unique for beg of round), 2 locking stitch markers, scrap yarn, crochet hook, tapestry needle

Notes: Arete is worked from the top down, in the round, with raglan sleeves. The back neck is shaped using a shadow wrap short row technique.The Intarsia portion of the sweater is knitted ‘in the round’, knitting back and forth, creating a seamless join.