Reticolo by Michele Wang

Reticolo

Knitting
October 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in 2x2 Ribbing
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1470 - 2390 yards (1344 - 2185 m)
33.5 (36, 38.5, 41, 43.5) (46, 48, 51)" finished circumference at bust
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Yarn
Approximately 1470 (1610, 1795, 1855, 2050) (2115, 2260, 2390) yards of worsted weight yarn.
12 (13, 15, 15, 17) (17, 19, 20) mYak Medium Baby Yak
(100% Baby Yak; 120-130 yards; 50 grams)
Sample photographed in color: Desert

Finished Measurements
33.5 (36, 38.5, 41, 43.5) (46, 48, 51)“ circumference at bust.
Intended Ease: + 2-4”
Sample shown in size 36” with +3” of ease

Gauge (after wet-blocking)
2x2 Ribbing:
23 sts // 29 rows = 4 inches with Smallest Needle.

Cable Pattern:
26 sts // 27 rows = 4 inches with Gauge Needle.

Needles
Gauge Needle
One 24” or 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed.
Suggested Size: US 8 // 5.0mm

Smaller Needle (for Waist Shaping)
One 24” or 32” circular needle in one size smaller than Gauge Needle.
Suggested Size: US 7 // 4.5mm

Smallest Needle (for Tubular Cast-on and Ribbing)
One 24” or 32”, and 16” (for turtleneck) circular needles in two sizes smaller than Gauge Needle.
(A longer circular needle 40” or 60” or dpns may be necessary for the Tubular BO of the turtleneck.)
Suggested Size: US 6 // 4.0mm

Tools / Notions

  • Cable needle
  • Tapestry needle
  • Blocking tools
  • Smooth waste yarn for Tubular Cast-on