Polygon by Verena Cohrs


September 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in worked flat in Garter Stitch, on 3.75 mm / US 5 needle, after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1312 yards (1200 m)
One size [210 cm / 82.75” wingspan along top edge; 105 cm / 41.25” deep at deepest point]
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Pay What Works: Aiming to balance fair and sustainable designer compensation & a realistic representation of the work that goes into knitwear design and accessibility, we’re offering a Pay What Works model with this pattern where you can choose a price that is accessible to you.

The full pattern price as shown on the right reflects the work that went into creating this design best. If a different price point is more accessible to you, you can use the following codes to purchase this pattern at a price that works for you (a Pay What Works implementation that, to my knowledge, was first initiated by Frenchie, thanks so much for the inspiration!):

No code: 8€ (100%)

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This pattern was originally published as an MKAL (Mystery Knit A Long) pattern, released in separate clues to add a fun mystery element to the knitting experience. The MKAL has ended, however you can still choose to download the clues separately or work from the full unified pattern.

One size (210 cm / 82.75” wingspan along top edge; 105 cm / 41.25” deep at deepest point)

O-Wool O-Wash Fingering (fingering-weight; 100% machine-washable certified organic Merino; 360 metres / 394 yards per 100g)

C1: 340 metres / 372 yards (shown in Pearly Mussel)

C2: 270 metres / 296 yards (shown in Appalachian Stone)

C3: 270 metres / 296 yards (shown in Silver Maple)

C4: 235 metres / 257 yards (shown in Cattail)

Jocelyn from O-Wool put together a bunch a beautiful kits that you can find here, if you’d like to use the original yarn.

21 sts x 36 rows = 10 x 10 cm (worked flat in Garter Stitch, on 3.75 mm / US 5 needle, after blocking)

Don‘t worry too much about gauge, if you don‘t mind different measurements, the design will knit up beautifully at a slightly different gauge as well!

3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle (or needle size to obtain gauge) with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32”

Blocking tools (optional), crochet hook and scrap yarn (optional, for provisional cast-on), darning needle, scrap yarn or stitch holders, stitch markers (locking), tape measure

Brioche, I-Cord, Provisional Cast On.

Photography: Ricarda Schüller
Models: Beate Döring, Reina-Maria Nerlich
Sample knitting: Päivi Vauramo
Tech editing: Marina Skua