North by Verena Cohrs


August 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in knit flat in main stitch pattern, on 4 mm / US 6 needles, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1017 yards (930 m)
178 cm / 70 inches wingspan along top edge; 84 cm / 33 inches width at deepest point
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One size 178 cm / 70” wingspan along top edge; 84 cm / 33” deep at deepest point

The Fibre Co Arranmore Light (DK-weight; 80% merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% silk; 300 metres / 328 yards per 100 g)

MC: 630 metres / 678 yards (shown in Glenveagh Castle)

CC: 300 metres / 328 yards (shown in St. Claire)

21 sts x 48 rows = 10 x 10 cm (worked flat in Main Stitch Pattern on larger needle, after blocking)

4 mm / US 6 circular needle (or needle size to obtain gauge) with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32”

3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle (or needle 1-2 sizes smaller than main needle) with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32”

Blocking tools (optional), crochet hook (optional, for provisional cast-on), darning needle, stitch markers, tape measure

Mosaic, Provisional Cast-On

Photography: Ricarda Schüller
Model: Reina-Maria Nerlich
Sample knitting: Verena Cohrs
Tech editing: Francesca Mueller