Rainbow in the Storm "Plus" by Paige Parkin, The Knit Diaries

Rainbow in the Storm "Plus"

by Paige Parkin, The Knit Diaries
Knitting
December 2018
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Fingering
= Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in 1x1 ribbing
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2657 - 2963 yards (2430 - 2709 m)
52(54, 56, 58, 60, 62)”/132(137, 142, 147, 152, 157) cm
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Pattern Details:

Sizes: 52(54, 56, 58, 60, 62)”/132(137, 142, 147, 152, 157) cm

Gauge: 20 stitches and 20 rows per 4” (10 cm) with fingering weight held double in 1x1/(k1, p1) ribbing (st gauge is taken when lightly stretched, row gauge is taken when relaxed).

Needles: (1) 24” (2) 40” circular needle in size needed to achieve gauge listed above (suggested size: US 10/6mm) plus (1) 24” size US 7/4.5 mm.

Materials Used: Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles held double (Fingering; 100% merino wool; 400 yds/100 g, or any other yarn that knits up to desired gauge). One strand MC held with one strand of 7 colors of the rainbow.

Yardage: 1817(1872, 1862, 1920, 1978, 1983) yds MC + 120(120, 130, 130, 130, 140) yds per color of the rainbow. 2657 (2712, 2772, 2830, 2888, 2963) total yards fingering weight yarn.

Other notions: Stitch markers, crochet hook/tapestry needle, scrap yarn/stitch holder and scissors.

Final measurements: 52(54, 56, 58, 60, 62)”/132(137, 142, 147, 152, 157) cm chest circumference. Sweater is worn with 5”/13 cm-10”/25 cm of positive ease. Model is 34”/86 cm bust and wearing the 44”/112 cm size (from original pattern).