Rays Crop by Annie Lupton

Rays Crop

Knitting
January 2020
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 9 - 5.5 mm
580 - 1275 yards (530 - 1166 m)
34 (38, 42, 46, 50) (54, 58, 62, 66, 70)” / 86.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127) (137, 147.5, 157.5, 167.5, 178) cm Bust
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The Rays Crop is a great everyday sweater, perfect for mixing and matching with your existing wardrobe in endless combinations! Knit from the top down in the round, the yoke features slipped sts which radiate outward on a garter stitch background. Below the sleeve divide, the remainder of the sweater is worked in garter stitch. Knit the design as is, in a fashionable cropped length, or simply add a few more inches to the body for a more traditional sweater. Knit up in Briar Rose Fibers hand dyed, aran weight yarn, Abundance.

Finished Dimensions:
Size 1(2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
34 (38, 42, 46, 50) (54, 58, 62, 66, 70)” / 86.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127) (137, 147.5, 157.5, 167.5, 178) cm Bust circumference

-Designed to fit with 2-6” 5-15 cm positive ease

-pictured with 4” positive ease in bust

Materials:
Briar Rose Fibers Abundance (100% wool, Heavy Worsted Weight yarn; 750 yds / 685 m per skein)
Note: The yarn used was heavy worsted weight but the gauge that this pattern requires could also very likely be achieved with aran, or bulky weight yarn as well.

Approximately 580 (655, 725, 795, 870) (950, 1030, 1105, 1190, 1275) yards / 530 (600, 665, 725, 795) (870, 940, 1010, 1090, 1165) meters OR 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) (2, 2, 2, 2) skeins

Gauge:
- 13 sts and 24 rows over 4” / 10 cm in garter st in the round, blocked

Needles:
Size 9 (5.5 mm) circulars 32” / 81.5 cm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge, and additional needle of the same size for your preferred method of small circumference knitting (9”/ 23 cm circular, 2-circulars, DPNs or Magic Loop) for the collar, sleeves and cuffs

Notions:
20 (20, 21, 22, 22) (22, 23, 24, 24, 25) stitch markers one of which is unique for BOR, stitch holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle, row counter (optional)