Borobila by Linolimon

Borobila

Knitting
March 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in the round, in stockinette stitch, on larger needle, after blocking
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
2186 - 2853 yards (1999 - 2609 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) Finished bust circumference: 90.75 (95.5, 104.75, 115.5, 120, 129.25, 137, 144.75) cm / 35.75 (37.75, 41.25, 45.5, 47.25, 51, 54, 57)” - recommended to be worn with 10-12 cm / 4-4.75” of positive ease at the bust.

This design is one of the 9 modern, minimalist patterns featured in Issue 1 of our new Making Stories Magazine.

With Making Stories Magazine, we strive to feature companies and makers who focus on sustainability, transparency, fairness and equity in their work. We love telling their stories and hope to inspire and enable crafters to make conscious and informed decisions about the materials they use and companies they support.

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Sizes

1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Finished bust circumference: 90.75 (95.5, 104.75, 115.5, 120, 129.25, 137, 144.75) cm / 35.75 (37.75, 41.25, 45.5, 47.25, 51, 54, 57)” - recommended to be worn with 10-12 cm / 4-4.75” of positive ease at the bust.

Yarn

Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk Ask (100% Norsk Ull; 315 metres / 100 g)

MC: 1700 (1725, 1795, 1855, 1955, 2015, 2095, 2220) metres / 1860 (1885, 1960, 2025, 2140, 2205, 2290, 2425) yards
CC: 300 (310, 320, 330, 345, 355, 370, 395) metres / 330 (340, 345, 360, 380, 390, 405, 430) yards

Sample shown is knit in colourways 6057 and 6090. Petra wears a size 3 with 9.75 cm / 3.75” positive ease.

Needles

3.25 mm / US 3 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” (or needle size to obtain gauge)
2.75 mm / US 2 circular needle with a cable length of at least 40 cm / 16” (or needle size to obtain gauge)

This pattern uses the magic loop technique.

Gauge

26 sts x 31 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in stockinette stitch, on larger needle, after blocking)
26 sts x 31 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in colourwork, on larger needle, after blocking)

Notions

• Blocking tools (blocking mats, t-pins, blocking wires)
• Darning needle
• Stitch markers
• Tape measure

Contributors

• Photography, Hair & Make-up: Melinda Dela Costa
• Model: Petra Cohrs
• Tech Editing: Marina Skua
• Test Knitting: Aidan, Ina, Marijtje