Criterion by Wool & Pine

Criterion

Knitting
October 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette knit in the round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
960 - 2150 yards (878 - 1966 m)
31.5 (35, 39, 44, 46, 50, 54, 57, 59, 61.5, 64.5)”
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Introducing Criterion, a hand-knit sweater that exudes the timeless elegance of Art Deco architecture. Crafted from a luxurious blend of cashmere and merino yarn, this unique sweater showcases custom-dyed colorways Moët, Sidecar, Bee’s Knees, and Jazz Age by the talented Ali of Explorer Knitsc & Fibers.

Seamlessly knit from the top-down, Criterion features an intricate colorwork yoke inspired by the ornate geometric motifs of Art Deco design. Ideal for both novice and seasoned stranded colorwork knitters, the pattern includes easy-to-follow instructions and video tutorials for a clever float-catching technique, German short rows, and a quick, effortless bind-off.

With Criterion, you’ll not only display your knitting prowess but also revel in the decadent luxury of cashmere merino. So, don’t hesitate – start knitting this wearable work of art that’s sure to captivate wherever you go.

Yarn: Explorer Knits Cashmere Caverns

435 yards/100 gram Fingering weight - 80% SW Merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon

MC 960 (1100, 1240, 1380, 1450, 1610, 1780, 1860, 1940, 2000, 2150) yards

MC 878 (1006, 1143, 1262, 1326, 1472, 1628, 1701, 1774, 1829, 1966) meters

CC 135 (155, 175, 195, 205, 225, 250, 260, 272, 280, 301) yards

CC 124 (142, 160, 178, 187, 206, 229, 238, 249, 256, 275) meters

Needles:

US 2 (2.75mm) 16” circular or dp needles

US 4 (3.5mm) 16-40” circular or dp needles

Gauge:

28 sts x 26 rows in US 4 stockinette colorwork in the round = 4” x 4”

Finished measurements: 0-2” positive ease recommended

Bust: 31.5 (35, 39, 44, 46, 50, 54, 57, 59, 61.5, 64.5)”

80 (89, 99, 112, 117, 127, 137, 145, 150, 156, 164) cm

Yoke depth: 8.5 (8,5, 9, 9, 9.5, 11, 11, 11.5, 12, 12, 12.5)”

21.6 (21.6, 23, 23, 24, 28, 28, 26.5, 30.5, 30.5, 32) cm

Upper arm: 9.75 (10.25, 10.75, 12, 13.5, 15.5, 16, 17, 18, 19.5, 20.5)”

25 (26, 27.5, 30.5, 34, 39.5, 40.5, 43, 46, 49.5, 52) cm

Sweater length: customizable - 13” - 33cm

Sleeve length: customizable - 15” - 38cm

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