Men's Kerbstone by Heather Pfeifer

Men's Kerbstone

Knitting
October 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch, blocked, in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
2125 - 2975 yards (1943 - 2720 m)
38-½ (41, 43-¾, 46- ¼, 49, 51-½, 54, 56-½)” actual garment
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Inspired by the double spirals of ancient artwork found in Ireland, Kerbstone is named after the engraved entrance stone to the great passage tomb Newgrange in Co. Meath, Ireland.

The double spiral motif at hem, cuffs and yoke aid the transition from contrast colour to main colour.

Also sized for women: Women’s Kerbstone.

Yarn Requirements:
Poppy Yarn and Fibre
Bow Sock (425 yds / 115 g)
3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4) skeins Main Colour
2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins Contrast Colour

Size:
Actual Garment Chest:
38-½ (41, 43-¾, 46- ¼, 49, 51-½, 54, 56-½)”
Suggested Ease: + 2 - 4”

Needle:
US 3 (3.25mm), 432-0” circular
US 4 (3.50mm), 32-40” circular
Preferred needle type for small diameter

Gauge:
28 sts x 36 rows, US 3, stockinette, wet blocked
36 sts x 39 rows, 4.5” x 4.75” Yoke Chart
Take time to check gauge.

Notions:
Waste yarn
4 stitch markers, 1 different for Round Marker

Structure Details:
Knit in the round, bottom up

Stitches Used:
K / P
LLI / RLI
K2tog / SSK
Kitchener Stitch