Dekla by Leila Raabe

Dekla

Knitting
April 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, after wet blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1008 - 2016 yards (922 - 1843 m)
32 (34¾, 37½, 40¼, 43¼, 46, 48¾, 51½)" [81.5 (88.5, 95.5, 102, 110, 117, 124, 131) cm] bust circumference
This pattern is available for $7.50 USD
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We love Leila’s striped raglan, with its high, wide ballet neck and fitted yoke; its cool striping pattern; its raw-edge sleeve cuffs and hem. We went monochromatic on this piece, but Sparrow’s palette offers so much in the way of making it your own.

Shown in size 34¾“ / 88.5 cm on a 34” / 86.5 cm, 5’2” / 157.5 cm tall model (¾” / 2 cm positive ease)

yarn
sparrow
4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins rille 257 (MC)
2 skeins eclipse 224 (CC)

needles
16” and 32” circulars in size US 4 / 3.5 mm
set dpns in size US 4 / 3.5 mm

skills required
Long-tail and backward loop cast ons, picking up stitches (links provided); increasing, decreasing.