Filament by Paula Pereira

Filament

by Paula Pereira
Knitting
June 2020
Light Fingering ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Chart A pattern on 3.25mm needles after blocking
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1532 - 2681 yards (1401 - 2452 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Finished chest (fullest point) circumference: 84.5 (89, 98.5, 108, 122, 131.5, 140.5, 150, 164)cm / 33¼ (35, 38¾, 42½, 48, 51¾, 55½, 59, 64¾)“ – to be worn with 6.5-11.5cm / 2½-4½” positive ease.
The Model’s height is 172.5cm / 5’ 8”, with a chest circumference of 91.5cm / 36” and is shown wearing size 3.

Yarn: Holst Garn Coast (light fingering; 55% Merino lambswool, 45% cotton; 350m / 383yds per 50g ball)
Shades:
Yarn A: Butterfly; 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3) balls
Yarn B: Bourgogne; 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3) balls
Yarn C: Passion Flower; 1 ball

Gauge: 26 sts & 36 rounds = 10cm / 4” over
Chart A pattern on 3.25mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 3mm / US 2.5 circular needles, 60-100cm / 24-40” length (depending on size worked) AND needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round AND spare circular needle for tubular cast-on
3.25mm / US 3 circular needles, 60-100cm / 24-40” length (depending on size worked)
Always use a needle size that will result in the
correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 18 (19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30, 32, 35) stitch markers (including one unique for beg of round), scrap yarn for tubular cast-on, scrap yarn or stitch holders, cable needle, tapestry needle.

Notes: Filament is knitted in the round from the bottom hem to the underarm; the front and back are then worked separately, shaping sleeves, neckline and shoulders.
The underarms and shoulders are seamed, then stitches are picked up around the armhole to complete the sleeves in the round. Stitches are cast on and off using Tubular Method for 1x1 Rib.