Black Forest Light by Verena Cohrs

Black Forest Light

Knitting
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in flat in Fisherman’s Rib, on larger needle, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1476 - 2734 yards (1350 - 2500 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) [Finished bust circumference 86.25 (93.75, 102.75, 110, 119, 126.25, 132.75, 142.75) cm / 34 (37, 40.5, 43.25, 46.75, 49.75, 52.25, 56.25)” - recommended to be worn with 0-10 cm / 0-4” of positive ease]
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PATTERN NOTES
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SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) (Finished bust circumference 86.25 (93.75, 102.75, 110, 119, 126.25, 132.75, 142.75) cm / 34 (37, 40.5, 43.25, 46.75, 49.75, 52.25, 56.25)” - recommended to be worn with 0-10 cm / 0-4” of positive ease)

Beate wears a size 2 with 4 cm / 1.5” of positive ease.

YARN
De Rerum Natura Ulysse (fingering-weight; 100% wool; 185 metres / 202 yards per 50 g)

1350 (1485, 1620, 1755, 1890, 2095, 2295, 2500) metres / 1475 (1625, 1770, 1920, 2065, 2290, 2510, 2735) yards (shown in Argile)

GAUGE
22 sts x 48 rows = 10 x 10 cm (worked flat in Fisherman’s Rib, on larger needle, after blocking)

NEEDLES
3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle (or needle size to obtain gauge) with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32”

3 mm / US 2.5 circular needle (or needle 1-2 sizes smaller than main needle) with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32”

NOTIONS
Blocking tools (optional), buttons (5), cable needle, darning needle, scrap yarn or stitch holder, stitch markers, tape measure

TECHNIQUES
Cables, Fisherman’s Rib, short rows

CONTRIBUTORS
Photography: Verena Cohrs
Model: Beate Döring
Sample knitting: Erika López Arribillaga
Tech editing: Marina Skua