Elle

Knitting
September 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
930 - 1340 yards (850 - 1225 m)
XS/S (M/L, XL/XXL) for a shoulder width approx. 33 (38, 43) cm/ 13" (15", 17")
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Elle is a shrug shaped with ribs and ripples. It can be worn with either a large collar and waist length or a small collar and hip length.

This pattern is part of the eBook 2 ways, which features six designs using natural European merino yarns of de rerum natura. Five out of six items may be worn in two ways, either because of their stitch patterns or their construction. The sixth one is worked in different directions.

SIZES
XS/S, M/L, XL/XXL for a shoulder width approx. 33 cm (38 cm, 43 cm)/13” (15”, 17”)

Sample is shown in size M/L on a dress form with 38 cm/15” shoulder width.

YARDAGE
5 (6, 7) skeins de rerum natura Ulysse or approx. 850 (1020, 1225) meters/930 (1115, 1340) yards Sport Weight Yarn.

Sample shown in colorway Poivre.

Each knitter knits differently, therefore yardage is an estimate.

GAUGE
20 sts x 30 rows = 10 cm/4”, in stockinette stitch with needle 3.50 mm/US4, washed and blocked

Take time to check gauge and adjust needle size if necessary to get gauge.

NEEDLE
3.50 mm/US4 circular needle 100 cm/40” or longer

NOTIONS
2 stitch markers, tapestry needle for weaving in ends and for mattress stitch

REQUIRED TECHNIQUES
Long Tail CO,
knit and purl sts,
Increases: M1L, M1R, M1Lp, M1Rp;
Purl Decrease BO,
Mattress stitch.

SKILL LEVEL
Beginner

Pattern has been tech edited and test knitted.