Chirca by Kristen TenDyke
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Chirca

Knitting
January 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
750 - 1200 yards (686 - 1097 m)
Finished Bust Circumference: 29¼ (32¾, 36½, 40, 43¾, 47¼, 51¼)”
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SIZES
Finished Bust Circumference: 29¼ (32¾, 36½, 40, 43¾, 47¼, 51¼)”
Length: 22¾ (23¼, 24, 24½, 25¼, 25¾, 26½)”
Sweater shown measures 32¾”.

MATERIALS
Manos del Uruguay SILK BLEND (70% extrafine merino wool, 30% silk; 50g/150 yds), 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) sk
Shown in 3220 Marzipan.

US 5/3.75mm ndls, 16” and 24” circular and set of 4 or 5 double-pointed, or size needed to obtain gauge
cable needle
stitch holders or waste yarn
stitch markers
tapestry needle

GAUGE
23 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in Stockinette Stitch
21 sts and 47 rnds = 4” in Garter Stitch

NOTES
Body is knit in the round to the underarm where the back and front are divided and worked separately to the shoulder. Shoulders are joined with Three-needle BO, then the sleeve stitches are picked up around the armhole openings. The sleeve caps are shaped with short-rows, then the sleeve is worked in the round down to the cuff.