Kahena

Crochet
March 2022
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in Linen stitch
3.5 mm (E)
4.0 mm (G)
1455 - 3182 yards (1330 - 2910 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)(7, 8, 9, 10)
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UK
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Modern, yet classic, Kahena is a casual long-sleeved T-shirt full of Scandinavian elegance. The construction uses linen (also known as moss) stitch both horizontally and vertically to create clean lines.

Featured in Issue 2 Spring/Summer 2022 of Moorit.

MEASUREMENTS

1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)(7, 8, 9, 10)

Finished bust circumference: 84 (95.5, 105, 114, 127) (134.5, 144, 157, 166, 173.5)cm / 33 (37.5, 41.25, 44.75, 50)(53, 56.75, 61.75, 65.5, 68.5)”

Designed with 7.5-12.5cm / 3-5” of positive ease.

Model is wearing size 4 with 11cm / 4.25” of positive ease.

YARN

Knitting for Olive Pure Silk 4-ply/fingering (100% silk; 250m / 273yds per 50g).

Sample is made in Putty.

1330 (1500, 1690, 1860, 2000)(2210, 2400, 2580, 2740, 2910)m / 1455 (1640, 1850, 2035, 2185)(2415, 2625, 2820, 2995, 3180)yd

HOOKS

3.5 mm (US E/4)
4 mm (US G/6)

TENSION

24 sts x 26 rows = 10cm x 10cm / 4”x 4”measured over front panel patt rep using 3.5mm hook, after blocking

26 sts x 21 rows = 10cm x 10cm / 4”x 4”measured over linen st using 4mm hook, after blocking

ACCESSIBILITY
The accessible version of the magazine is a standalone digital file which comes packaged with all digital editions of the magazine. The text is all black, 24 point sans serif font, no italics, with fully written directions. All patterns have been specially formatted and tested to be read clearly by screen reader and read aloud software.