Risttee by Aleks Byrd

Risttee

Knitting
September 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1745 - 2672 yards (1596 - 2443 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
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This pattern can be found in issue 9 of Laine Magazine.

Risttee is worked seamlessly from the bottom up with grafting select stitches at the underarm. The body and sleeves are knitted in stockinette stitch to the underarm with fade colour transitions. The yoke features a pattern combining twisted stitches and colourwork for a quilted effect. The neck is finished with two colour corrugated ribbing.

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)

Recommended ease: 2” / 5 cm of positive ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust Circumference: 34 (36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52)” / 85 (90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 125, 130) cm.
Wrist Circumference: 6.75 (7.25, 7.25, 7.5, 7.75, 8, 8.25, 8.5, 8.75, 9.25)” / 17 (18, 18, 18.5, 19.5, 20, 20.5, 21.5, 22, 23) cm.
Upper Sleeve Circumference: 12.5 (13.25, 13.5, 14, 14.5, 15.25, 15.5, 16, 16.5, 17.25)” / 31.5 (33, 33.5, 35, 36.5, 38, 38.5, 40, 41.5, 43) cm.
Sleeve Length from Underarm: 18 (18, 18, 18.25, 18.25, 18.25, 18.25, 18.5, 18.5, 18.5)” / 45.5 (45.5, 45.5, 46.5, 46.5, 46.5, 46.5, 47, 47, 47) cm.
Body Length to Underarm: 16.5 (16.5, 16.5, 17.75, 17.75, 17.75, 18.75, 18.75, 18.75, 18.75)” / 42 (42, 42, 45, 45, 45, 48, 48, 48, 48) cm.

MATERIALS
Yarn: Knit By Numbers 4 ply by John Arbon Textiles (100% Organically Farmed Merino, 437 yds / 400 m – 100 g).
MC1: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) of colourway KBN 117.
MC2: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) of colourway KBN 118.
MC3: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) of colourway KBN 119.
MC4: 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins of colourway KBN 120.
CC: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein of colourway KBN 86.

OR

Desired fingering weight yarn in the following amounts:
MC1: 354 (371, 398, 415, 437, 459, 481, 498, 520, 542) yds / 324 (340, 364, 380, 400, 420, 440, 456, 476, 496) m.
MC2: 350 (371, 389, 411, 433, 454, 472, 494, 516, 533) yds / 320 (340, 356, 376, 396, 416, 432, 452, 472, 488) m.
MC3: 350 (371, 389, 411, 433, 454, 472, 494, 516, 533) yds / 320 (340, 356, 376, 396, 416, 432, 452, 472, 488) m.
MC4: 525 (555, 586, 616, 647, 677, 708, 739, 769, 804) yds / 480 (508, 536, 564, 592, 620, 648, 676, 704, 736) m.
CC: 166 (180, 188, 200, 206, 220, 228, 240, 245, 260) yds / 152 (165, 172, 180, 190, 200, 210, 216, 225, 236) m.

Needles: US 2 / 2.75 mm 32” / 80 cm circular needles and DPNs if not using magic loop method for small circumference knitting for stockinette stitch and corrugated ribbing on sleeves.
US 2.5 / 3 mm 32” / 80 cm circular needles for yoke stitch pattern.

Notions: Stitch markers, waste yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle.

GAUGE
28 sts x 40 rnds to 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch knitted in the rnd, after blocking.
38 sts x 30 rnds to 4” / 10 cm in yoke pattern knitted in the rnd, after blocking.