Pinaceae by Rachel Brockman

Pinaceae

Knitting
September 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1143 - 2244 yards (1045 - 2052 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
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This pattern can be found in issue 9 of Laine Magazine.

Pinaceae is a cosy cabled sweater featuring gentle A-line shaping, drop shoulders, and a split hem. Knitted flat in pieces from the bottom up and seamed, this sweater is structurally sound and will last a lifetime.

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Recommended ease: 3–6” / 7.5–15 cm of positive ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust Circumference: 34.25 (38.25, 41.5, 45.75, 50.25, 53, 57.5, 61.75)” / 85.5 (96.5, 103.5, 114.5, 125.5, 132.5, 143.5, 154.5) cm.
Hem Circumference: 40 (44.75, 48, 52.75, 57.5, 60.75, 65.5, 70.5)” / 100 (112, 120, 132, 144, 152, 164, 176) cm.
Body Length from Hem to Underarm (Front): 13.5 (13.5, 13.75, 13.75, 14, 14, 14.25, 14.25)” / 34.5 (34.5, 35, 35, 35.5, 35.5, 36.5, 36.5) cm.
Body Length from Hem to Underarm (Back): 16.5 (16.5, 16.75, 16.75, 17, 17, 17.25, 17.25)” / 42 (42, 42.5, 42.5, 43, 43, 44, 44) cm.
Armhole Depth: 6.5 (7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10)” / 16.5 (18, 19, 20.5, 21.5, 23, 24, 25.5) cm.
Front Neck Drop: 2.75 (2.75, 3, 3, 3.25, 3.25, 3.5, 3.5)” / 7 (7.5, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 8.5, 9, 8.5) cm.
Neck Width: 10.25 (10.25, 10.25, 10.5, 10.5, 10.5, 11, 11)” / 25.5 (25.5, 25.5, 26.5, 26.5, 26.5, 27.5, 27.5) cm.
Wrist Circumference: 7.5 (7.5, 7.5, 8.5, 8.5, 8.5, 9.25, 9.25)” / 19 (19, 19, 21, 21, 21, 23, 23) cm.
Upper Arm Circumference: 12.5 (13.5, 14.5, 15.5, 16.75, 17.5, 18.5, 19.5)” / 31 (34, 36, 39, 42, 44, 46, 49) cm.
Sleeve Length to Underarm: 17.75” / 45 cm.

MATERIALS
Yarn: 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins of Lore by The Fibre Co. (100% lambswool from the English Romney sheep breed, 273 yds / 250 m – 100 g), colourway Courage. Or approx. 1143 (1295, 1453, 1615, 1783, 1885, 2062, 2244) yds / 1045 (1184, 1329, 1477, 1630, 1724, 1885, 2052) m of DK weight yarn.

Needles: US 7 / 4.5 mm at least 24” / 60 cm circular needles (or straight needles, if preferred) for main fabric, US 5 / 3.75 mm 16” / 40 cm and at least 24” / 60 cm circular needles (or straight needles, if preferred) for neck edge and ribbing.

Notions: Removable stitch markers, stitch holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle, spare circular needles for 3-needle bind-off.

GAUGE
20 sts x 24 rows to 4” / 10 cm on US 7 / 4.5 mm needles in stockinette stitch, after blocking.
22 sts x 28 rows to 4” / 10 cm on US 7 / 4.5 mm needles in cable pattern, after blocking.