Red Basalt by Åsa Tricosa

Red Basalt

Knitting
August 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1203 - 1750 yards (1100 - 1600 m)
32 (34, 36, 38, 40) [42, 44, 46, 48, 50] inches
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Red Basalt is a variant of one of 18 designs in:
Åsa Tricosa Ziggurats: 18 elegantly seamless knits

Buy any 2 Basalts together for €10 (no coupon needed)
(all 3 are included with the eBook)

Red Basalt is a DK version of Black Basalt, an everyday wardrobe staple, your ‘always-reach-for’ basic cardigan.
Red Basalt has a neckline similar to that of Black Basalt and the same length.

The cuffs are finished with the buttonband edging.

Stitch counts and sizing are otherwise the same as for Blue Basalt.

The double-knitted pockets require rather advanced knitting. If you carefully follow the step-by-step instructions and the tutorial photos, you should be fine, but you may choose to skip the pockets altogether or opt for one of the simpler versions (see Tutorial section in the book).

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FIT
Relaxed with approx 14 – 15 cm / 5.5 – 6” ease

YARN
Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Merino DK (8ply, 100% merino, 428 m (468 yds) per 200 g); Confident (red) x 3 (3, 3, 3, 4) 4, 4, 4, 4, 4 skeins

approx YARDAGE
1100 (1150, 1200, 1300, 1300) [1400, 1450, 1500, 1550, 1600] m
1200 (1250, 1300, 1400, 1450) [1500, 1550, 1650, 1700, 1750] yds

alternative yarn suggestions
Cascade 220, SweetGeorgia Superwash DK

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
4 mm (US 6) circular needle, 80–100 cm (32–40”) x 3
or size to obtain gauge
3 mm (US 2.5) circular needle, 60–100 cm (24–40”)
2 shorter circulars 3.5 mm (US 4)
Cable needle
Stitch holders; stitch markers; 7 buttons (8 if adding bust darts for Blue; 8–9 buttons for Red)

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