Heartstring by Joji Locatelli


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February 2017
yarn held together
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round on larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
380 - 2260 yards (347 - 2067 m)
0-6mo (6-12mo, 1-2yr, 2-4yr, 4-6yr, 6-8yr, 8-10yr, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)
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Heartstring - by Joji Locatelli

This pattern is part of the charity ebook Heart on My Sleeve: knit with care.

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Heartstring is adorned by delicate lines of stitching, inspired by Japanese sashiko style embroidery.
Joji combines great fit, style and wearability in her designs, and she has stitched a sense of romance and minimalism into this simple sweater.

Pattern Info

0-6mo (6-12mo, 1-2yr, 2-4yr, 4-6yr, 6-8yr, 8-10yr, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)
Finished chest measurement: 17.5 (19.5, 22, 24, 26, 28.5, 30.5, 32.5, 35, 37, 41.5, 46, 50, 54.5, 59)“

DK weight yarn
MC: 350 (400, 500, 650, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1600, 1800, 2000, 2200) yards
Heartstring will require an additional 60 yds or less in CC for the yoke details.

Samples shown in The Plucky Knitter Crew in ‘dive bar‘ and ‘twill’.
and in SweetGeorgia Superwash DK in ‘blood orange’ and a Party of 5 Tough Love Sock kit in ‘sapphire’, ‘bluebird’, ‘breeze’, ‘chill’, and ‘frostbite’ - the sock weight CC yarn was held doubled.

US #4 / 3.5mm and US #6 / 4tmm (or as required to meet gauge)
for sizes 0 - 4 years: 16” circulars and DPNs in each size*
for sizes 4 yrs - XS: 16” circulars, 24” circulars, and DPNs in each size*
for sizes S - 4XL: 16” circulars, 32” circulars, and DPNs in each size*

  • Alternatively you can use the magic loop technique to knit smaller diameter tubes on a long circular needle

22 sts & 30 rounds / 4” in stockinette on larger needles

darning needle, stitch markers

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