Eartha Bee by Sarah Hatton

Eartha Bee

Knitting
February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch, worked flat
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1312 - 2297 yards (1200 - 2100 m)
To fit bust: 76-81 [86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132] cm (30-32 [34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52] in)
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Eartha Bee


Eartha Bee is a timeless cardigan that completes any handmade wardrobe. Knitted in pieces and seamed for stability, it features integral twisted rib front edges for a clean and simple finish. The mohair in Cumbria Fingering gives the fabric a soft halo that will be welcome on cooler Spring days.


SIZES
To fit bust: 76-81 (86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132) cm (30-32 (34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52) in)

RECOMMENDED EASE
The cardigan is intended to fit with 7.5 cm (3 in) of positive ease, measured around chest. Sample shown in second size.

GARMENT MEASUREMENTS
Bust (at underarm): 88 (98: 108: 117: 127: 137) cm (35.5 (39: 43: 47: 51: 54.5) in)
Length (from shoulder): 54 (55: 56.5: 57.5: 59: 60.5) cm (21 (21.5: 22: 22.5: 23: 23.5) in)
Sleeve seam: 45 cm (17.75 in)

YARN
The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering (60% merino wool, 30% masham wool, 10% mohair; 300 m (328 yd) per 100 g hank) in White Heather – 4: 5: 5: 6: 6: 7 hanks.

NEEDLES
1 pair 3mm (US 2.5) needles (or size to obtain gauge)

EXTRAS
1 stitch marker, darning needle, 5 x 1.5 cm (0.5 in) buttons.

TENSION
29 sts and 40 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st using 3mm (US 2.5) needles.


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