Deep Summer by Melissa Kemmerer

Deep Summer

Knitting
September 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
640 - 1231 yards (585 - 1126 m)
28 (30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42)" bust circumference
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“Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air…”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

This pattern can be found in issue one of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print through our website, select local yarn shops, or as a digital download through Ravelry (click the e-book link above).

Deep Summer is knit bottom-up, in four pieces, then seamed together, using Knit One Crochet Too’s Daisy, an ideal blend of linen, silk, and hemp. Daisy holds its shape well, allowing for the raw, delicate bind off along the neck edge, without a tendency to curl.

Sizes: To fit bust size 28 (30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42)”/71 (76, 81, 86, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5)cm with 3-4.5”/7.5-11.5cm positive ease (built in).

Finished Measurements: 32.5 (34, 35.5, 38, 39.5, 42, 43.5, 46)”/ 81 (85, 89, 95, 99, 105, 109, 115)cm at the bust. See last picture for schematic, and see below for additional measurements.

Yarn: Knit One Crochet Too Daisy (sport weight; 38% linen, 32% silk, 30% hemp; 272 yds/249m per100g):
MC: 595 (625, 665, 740, 770, 815, 885, 930) yds/ 545 (570, 610, 675, 705, 745, 810, 850)m
CC: 100 (100, 100, 120, 120, 130, 140, 150) yds/ 95 (95, 95, 110, 110, 120, 130, 135)m.

Gauge: 20 sts and 31 rows = 4”/10cm in Stockinette Stitch, blocked and dried.

Needles: US 5/3.75mm or size to obtain gauge.

Notions: tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holders, progress keeper/locking stitch marker.

Schematic:
A: 32.5 (34, 35.5, 38, 39.5, 42, 43.5, 46)”
81 (85, 89, 95, 99, 105, 109, 115)cm.
B: 2.5 (2.5, 3, 3, 3, 3.5, 3.5, 3.5)”
6.5 (6.5, 7.5, 7.5, 7.5, 8.5, 8.5, 8.5)cm.
C: 43.5 (45.25, 46.75, 50, 51.5, 54, 56.5, 58.75)”
109 (113, 117, 125, 129, 135, 141, 147)cm.
D: 7.25 (7.25, 7.5, 7.75, 7.75, 8, 8, 8.25)”
18.5 (18.5, 19.5, 20, 20, 20.5, 20.5)cm.
E: 15 (15, 15, 16, 16, 16, 17, 17)”
38 (38, 38, 40.5, 40.5, 40.5, 43, 43)cm.

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