Pilier by Jennifer Barrett

Pilier

Knitting
March 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 45.5 rows = 4 inches
in the round, in slip stitch pattern, on 3.5 mm / US 4 needle, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
120 - 153 yards (110 - 140 m)
1 (2, 3) Finished circumference: 48 (54, 60) cm / 19 (21.25, 23.5)” - recommended to be worn with approx. 1 - 4 cm / 0.5 - 1.5” of negative ease.
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This design is one of the 9 modern, minimalist patterns featured in Issue 1 of our new Making Stories Magazine.

With Making Stories Magazine, we strive to feature companies and makers who focus on sustainability, transparency, fairness and equity in their work. We love telling their stories and hope to inspire and enable crafters to make conscious and informed decisions about the materials they use and companies they support.

Issue 1 is available through our webshop in print and digital as well as in a subscription, through our Ravelry store as a digital version and selected stockists.

Sizes

1 (2, 3)
Finished circumference: 48 (54, 60) cm / 19 (21.25, 23.5)” - recommended to be worn with approx. 1 - 4 cm / 0.5 - 1.5” of negative ease.

Yarn

L’ÉchappΓ©e Laine Shetland Fine (100% French wool; 200 metres / 219 yards per 50 g)

110 (120, 140) metres / 120 (131, 153) yards each of MC and CC.

Sample shown is knit in colourways Granny and Brume. Petra wears a size 2 with 2 cm / 0.75” positive ease.

Needles

3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle with a cable length of at least 40 cm / 16” (or needle size to obtain gauge)
3.5 mm / US 4 double-pointed needles (or needle size to obtain gauge)

To work this pattern using the magic loop technique, use a circular needle with a cable length of at least at least 80 cm / 32” instead of switching to double-pointed needles when you work the crown decreases.

Gauge

30 sts x 45.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in slip stitch pattern, on 3.5 mm / US 4 needle, after blocking)

Notions

β€’ Darning needle
β€’ Stitch markers

Contributors

β€’ Photography, Hair & Make-up: Melinda Dela Costa
β€’ Model: Petra Cohrs
β€’ Tech Editing: Marina Skua
β€’ Test Knitting: Anna, Kathy, Sarah