Rhea by Pam Allen

Rhea

Knitting
March 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needle, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
684 - 1064 yards (625 - 973 m)
33¾ (37, 40¼, 43½, 46¾, 49¾, 53)" [85.5 (94, 102, 110.5, 118.5, 126.5, 134.5) cm] bust circumference
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Pam Allen’s gorgeous Rhea cardigan looks exquisite in a linen yarn with a ribbon-like structure like Kestrel. Featuring garter stitch and sweet lace details at the back panel and open fronts, this a-line sweater is worked from seamlessly from the bottom up.

shown in size 37” / 94 cm with 3” / 7.5 cm positive ease

yarn
kestrel
ash 515 / 9 (10, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins

needles
32” circular in sizes US 8 and 9 / 5 and 5.5 mm
set dpns in sizes US 8 and 9 / 5 and 5.5 mm

gauge
15 sts and 20 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch with larger needles, after blocking

skills required
Long-tail and backward loop cast ons, wrap-and-turn short rows, three-needle bind off, seaming (links provided)