Caged Rat by Ratty Yarns
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Caged Rat

Knitting
August 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1575 - 2078 yards (1440 - 1900 m)
S, M, L, XL
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Finished Measurements: S (M, L, XL)
A: Chest Circumference: 87cm/34” (97cm/38”, 109.5cm/43”, 122cm/48”)
B: Sleeve Circumference: 28cm/11” (30.5cm/12”, 33cm/13”, 36.7cm/14.4”)
C: Underarm to Cuff: 50cm/20”
D: Back Body Length: 56cm/22” (57cm/22.4”, 59cm/23.2”, 59.5cm/23.4”)
E: Length from Underarm: 40cm/16”

See the last picture.
Bust might look thinner when laid flat, but the rib stitch will stretch and adjust to fit the measurements in wear.
Sample shown in size S.

Yarn
Approximately 1440 (1580, 1740, 1900) m /1575 (1728, 1900, 2078) yd of fingering weight yarn.
Please keep in mind that yardage is estimate.
1440m used in sample.

Gauge
30 stitches and 43 rows = 10cm/4” in Stockinette stitch with 3.0mm needle
28 stitches and 64 rows = 10cm/4” in rib stitch with 2.5mm needle

Materials and tools

  • 2.5mm and 3.0mm 80cm/32” circular needle
  • 2.0mm 60cm/24” circular needle
  • 2.5 mm, 3.0mm and 2.75mm DPNs or short circular needle
  • Tapestry needle and Stitch markers