Riparia by Joan Forgione

Riparia

Knitting
January 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1111 - 1946 yards (1016 - 1779 m)
Finished bust: 34 (37, 40¼, 43, 46, 50, 53¼)” / 85 (92.5, 101, 107.5, 115, 125, 133.5)cm
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Riparia is the first of 6 patterns in The Riverwalk Collection, a collaboration of yarn + patterns with The Knitting Boutique. The pattern will be exclusive to The Knitting Boutique until the end of 2019.


You can find out more about the collection here.


Riparia is a top-down pullover with a colorful yoke that evokes bright wildflowers grown at the edge of a riverbank.

The colorwork pattern is charted only.

SIZES
• Bust: 34 (37, 40¼, 43, 46, 50, 53¼)” / 85 (92.5, 101, 107.5, 115, 125, 133.5)cm

Shown in size 37” / 92.5cm with 1” / 2.5cm of positive ease.

YARN
The Knitting Boutique Anacostia DK
100% superwash Merino
240 yds / 219m / 113g
• 4 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins (MC)
• 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein (CC1)
• 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein (CC2)

Shown in Toast (MC), Dark Rose (CC1) & Primrose (CC2).

NEEDLES
• US 2.5 / 3mm circular needles, for neck, cuff and bottom ribbing*
• US 5 / 3.75mm circular needles*
• Set of US 2.5 / 3mm double-pointed needles
• Set of US 5 / 3.75mm double-pointed needles

* It is recommended to have various lengths of circular needles on hand. As the yoke increases are worked, the length of your circular needle may need to be adjusted to accommodate changing numbers of stitches. For the sleeves, any method of working in the round (double-pointed needles, two circulars or a long circular for magic loop) may be used.

NOTIONS
• stitch marker
• waste yarn
• tapestry needle

SKILLS USED
• provisional cast-on
• knitting in the round
• stranded colorwork
• reading colorwork charts
• short rows
• increasing
• decreasing

Tech edited by Eleanor Dixon.
Sample knit by StitchInTime