Pabaigh by Kate Davies Designs


May 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
875 - 1203 yards (800 - 1100 m)
42-60 in
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This simple tee with a contemporary shape is ideal for maritime layering with its deep funnelled collar for keeping out the wind. The design is named for a beautiful uninhabited island in Scotland’s outer Hebrides.

Kate Davies Designs Milarrochy Tweed (70% Wool; 30% Mohair; 100m / 109yds per 25g ball)
8 (8, 9, 9, 10, 10, 10, 11, 11) balls in shade Cranachan.
(Remember that if you wish to add length to the garment you will need more yarn)

Needles and notions
60-80cm below gauge and gauge-size needle(s) for working body
40cm below-gauge and gauge-size needles for working collar / cowl
below-gauge size needle(s)of your preferred type for working small circumferences for sleeve edgings.

26 sts and 34 rounds to 4 ins over stockinette using gauge-size needle.
Gauge was achieved with 3mm / US 3 needle.

actual finished size at bust 107 (112, 117, 122, 127, 132, 137, 142, 152)cm / 42 (44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 60)in
Garment should be worn with 10cm / 4in - 30 cm / 12 in positive ease and is shown in the first size with 28cm / 11in positive ease at the bust.
Check the dimensions of the garment in the sizing table. Choose the size with your preferred amount of ease or, if in doubt, the next size up.

Pattern notes
This easy-to-layer tee, with deep funnelled collar, is knitted in the round from the bottom up, with increases worked through the length to create a simple dolman shape. Stitches are set aside for the underarm, then front and back are worked separately (back and forth), shaping the cap sleeves and working the back slightly longer to raise the back of the neck and shoulders. Shoulders are grafted, then the long funnel is worked up through the neckline. After neck and sleeve caps are edged with 2 x 2 rib, the tee is ready to wear.