Lakka by Marjorie Martin

Lakka

Knitting
May 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
21.5 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1150 - 2154 yards (1052 - 1970 m)

XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
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This pattern can be found in issue 8 of Laine Magazine.

Lakka is a circular yoke cardigan worked sideways in one piece. You start knitting at the right front and finish at the left front. The sleeves are worked flat at the same time as the body. They are bound off at the end with a tapestry needle.

SIZES

XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)

Shown in size M. Recommended ease: 6–8.5” / 15–21.5 cm of positive ease.


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust circumference: 37.25 (40.75, 44.75, 48.75, 52.75, 56.75, 60.75)” / 93 (102, 112, 122, 132, 142, 152) cm.

Yoke depth: 9.5 (9.75, 9.75, 10, 10, 10.5, 10.75)” / 23.5 (24, 24, 25, 25, 26, 27) cm.

Total length from neck to hem: 23.75 (24.25, 24.5, 25.75, 26, 26.75, 27.5)” / 59.5 (60.5, 61.5, 64, 65, 67, 69) cm.

Upper sleeve circumference: 12 (12.5, 13.5, 14.25, 16, 18, 19.25)” / 29.5 (31, 33.5, 35.5, 39.5, 44.5, 48) cm.

Sleeve length from underarm: 16.75” / 42 cm.


MATERIALS

Yarn: 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins of British Gotland DK by The Little Grey Sheep (100% Gotland wool, 252 yds / 230 m – 100 g), colourway Naturally. Or 1150 (1262, 1391, 1575, 1745, 1956, 2154) yds / 1052 (1154, 1272, 1440, 1596, 1789, 1970) m of DK weight yarn.


Needles: US 4 / 3.5 mm 24” / 60 cm circular needles and US 4 / 3.5 mm 40” / 100 cm circular needles for binding off the sleeves.


Notions: Cable needle, stitch markers, stitch holders, waste yarn, blunt tapestry needle. 9 (9, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10) buttons approx. 13/32–1/2” / 10–12 mm in diameter.


GAUGE

21.5 sts x 32 rows to 4” / 10 cm on US 4 / 3.5 mm needles in stockinette stitch, after blocking.