Cacti Crop by Annie Lupton

Cacti Crop

Knitting
May 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette st
US 3 - 3.25 mm
600 - 1300 yards (549 - 1189 m)
Size 1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) 36 (40, 44, 48, 52) (56, 60, 64, 68, 72)” / 91.5 (101.5, 112, 122, 132) (142, 152.5, 162.5, 172.5, 183) cm Bust circumference
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Plants make people happy and I’m willing to bet so do sweaters that feature plants! My obsession with house plants inspired this new cropped sweater pattern. The Cacti Crop is a top down tee worked in the round which features a sampling of cute little cacti color work motifs! Knit up in Tuku Wool’s fingering weight Finnish yarn it is knit up in earthy, rustic tones. This cute crop is perfect for layering over dresses and jumpsuits and for wearing in the warmer months.

Finished Dimensions:
Size 1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
36 (40, 44, 48, 52) (56, 60, 64, 68, 72)” / 91.5 (101.5, 112, 122, 132) (142, 152.5, 162.5, 172.5, 183) cm Bust circumference
Designed to fit with 4-6” / 10-15 cm positive ease

Materials:
Tuku Wool Fingering (100% Finnish wool, 50 grams per 195 meters)
MC Sake (white): Approximately 450 (525, 560, 620, 680) (745, 815, 880, 950, 1020) yards / 411 (480, 512, 567, 622) (681, 745, 805, 869, 933) meters
CC1 Nila (brown): 24 (26, 28, 30, 35) (40, 43, 45, 50, 53) yards/ 22 (24, 26, 27, 32) (37, 39, 41, 46, 48) meters
CC2 Selja (green): 95 (100, 115, 130, 140) (155, 170, 185, 200, 215) yards / 87 ( 91, 105, 119, 128) (142, 155, 169, 183, 197) meters
CC3 Repo (orange): 19 (21, 23, 25, 27) (30, 32, 35, 37, 40) yards/ 17 (19, 21, 23, 25) (26, 28, 29, 34, 37) meters

Gauge:
- 26 sts and 28 rows over 4” / 10 cm in stockinette st worked in the round and blocked

Needles:
Size 3 (3.25 mm) 32” / 81.5 cm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge, and additional needle of the same size for your preferred method of small circumference knitting (9”/ 23 cm circular, 2-circulars, DPNs or Magic Loop) for the sleeves and cuffs
Suggest sizing up 1 or 2 size needles for color work section for even tension