Iglu by Linda Marveng


September 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1850 - 1872 yards (1692 - 1712 m)
One Size
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Iglu is a lightweight poncho to live in, hence the Inuit name Iglu, with a Celtic cable on center front and back. The poncho has sleeve parts in rib and a collar in garter stitch ending in a I-cord. It is beautifully knitted with shaped shoulders in the bouncy and lustrous Sølje Pelsull.

Iglu pattern is available in English and Norwegian (på norsk).

Size: One size

Finished measurements:
Bust: 194 cm/76.5”
Length: 72 cm/28.25”
Sleeve length: 32 cm/12.5”
Sleeve width bottom: 24 cm/9.5”
Sleeve width top: 32 cm/12.5”

Yarn: Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, Sølje Pelsull (100% pelt wool, 100 g, 350 m/383 yds). Sample is knitted in Light Red-Beige 652136.
5 skeins: 1712 m/1872 yds.

Yarn alternatives: Cascade 220 Sport (100% wool, 50 g, 150 m/164 yds).
Tosh Sock (100% wool, 100 g, 361 m/394 yds).
Berroco Cosma (60% alpaca, 30% wool, 10% silk, 50 g, 150 m/164 yds).
Or another Sport/5 ply or Fingering 4/ply yarn.

Needles: 3.5 mm/US 4 circular needle (80 cm/32” and 40 cm/16”).
3.5 mm/US 4 DPNs for sleeves.
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: Stitch markers (removable), cable needle, stitch holders and yarn needle.

Gauge: 21 sts and 30 rows in st st measures 10 cm/4” square.
42 sts in Celtic Cable measures 13 cm/5” across.
30 rows in Celtic Cable measures 10 cm/4” high.

Notes: The poncho is knitted in two parts, back and forth for the body, while the sleeves are knitted in the round in rib. There is a garter stitch band on each side of the body.
The poncho is knit with a loose gauge in a hairy yarn.

Yarn Kits are on sale from Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk.