Ginkgophyte by Emily Greene

Ginkgophyte

by Emily Greene
Knitting
February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse Stocking Stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
3.5 mm (E)
880 - 2080 yards (805 - 1902 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6) {7, 8*, 9*, 10*} (see notes)
Flag of English English
This pattern is available for $8.00 USD buy it now

Preview this pattern before purchasing.

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6) {7, 8*, 9*, 10*}
* Please note, sizes 8, 9 & 10 are included in individual PDF pattern only, and were not included in original print/eBook publication by Pom Pom Quarterly. Individual PDF pattern is #sizeinclusive.

Finished garment circumference: 92.5 (103.5, 114.5, 125.5, 136.5, 148) {159, 164.5, 175.5, 186.5}cm / 36½ (40¾, 45, 49½, 53¾, 58¼) {62½, 64¾, 69, 73 ½}” at bust/chest – to be worn with 15-20cm / 6-8” positive ease
Pattern includes a detailed schematic (included in photos, at left), with finished garment measurements given in both imperial and metric units.
Model wearing short sleeve version has 85cm / 33” bust, stands 171cm / 5’7” tall and is wearing a size 2.
Model wearing 3/4 sleeve version* has 107cm / 42” bust, stands 163cm / 5’4” tall and is wearing a size 4.
* Please note, sizes 8, 9 & 10 and instructions for 3/4 sleeve version are included in individual PDF pattern only, and were not included in original print/eBook publication by Pom Pom Quarterly.

Yarn: Quince & Co. Tern (fingering / 4-ply weight; 75% American wool, 25% silk; 202m / 221yds per 50g skein)
Shade: Aventurine (short sleeve version)
Short Sleeve Version: 4 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) {8, 8, 9, 9} skeins required; 805 (930, 1040, 1150, 1260, 1370) {1520, 1590, 1705, 1815} meters / 880 (1015, 1140, 1260, 1375, 1500) {1660, 1740, 1865, 1985} yards total
3/4 Sleeve Version*: 5 (5, 6, 7, 7, 8) {8, 9, 9, 10} skeins required; 880 (1005, 1130, 1260, 1350, 1475) {1605, 1695, 1790, 1900} meters /965 (1100, 1235, 1380, 1475, 1615) {1755, 1855, 1955, 2080} yards total
* Please note, sizes 8, 9 & 10 and instructions for 3/4 sleeve version are included in individual PDF pattern only, and were not included in original print/eBook publication by Pom Pom Quarterly.  

Gauge: 22 sts & 34 rows = 10cm / 4” over reverse St st on
3mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 3mm / US 2½ circular needle, 80cm / 32” length
2.25mm / US 1 circular needle, 40cm / 16” length
2.75 mm / US 2 circular needle, 50cm / 20” length (3/4 sleeve version only)
3.5mm / US 4(E) crochet hook

Always use a needle size that will result in the correct
gauge after blocking.

Notions: 3 stitch markers (using locking or removable
stitch markers is helpful), tapestry needle

Notes: The front and back of the garment are knit flat in pieces and seamed at the shoulders and sides using mattress stitch. The reverse stocking stitch sleeves are worked in the round from stitches picked up around the armhole edge, and the sleeve caps are shaped using short rows. Each sleeve cuff is then worked to twice its finished length before being folded over to form a faced hem. The live sleeve stitches are sewn to the outside of the sleeve, then the faced cuff is turned up and tacked in place. The narrow stockinette stitch neckband is picked up and worked to twice its finished length before being turned under to the WS of the garment, then fastened and finished in one step using a simple crochet chain worked from the RS.

For Short Sleeve version: The reverse stocking stitch sleeves are worked in the round from stitches picked up around the armhole edge, and the sleeve caps are shaped using short rows. Each sleeve cuff is then worked to twice its finished length before being folded over to form a faced hem. The live sleeve stitches are sewn to the outside of the sleeve, then the faced cuff is turned up and tacked in place.

For 3/4 Sleeve version*: Reverse stocking stitch sleeves are worked flat from the bottom up and seamed.
* Please note, instructions for 3/4 sleeve version are included in individual PDF pattern only, and were not included in original print/eBook publication by Pom Pom Quarterly.