Ronin by Julie Hoover

Ronin

Knitting
June 2018
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
Lace
+ Sport
= Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with Needle A and EITHER one strand of MC OR one strand each of A & B held together, after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1495 - 2435 yards (1367 - 2227 m)
43 (47, 51¼, 55¼, 59¾, 64)" finished bust circumference
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A wow-factor striped shawl collared cardigan featuring Shibui Knits Fern and Silk Cloud yarns, Ronin is worked in pieces from the bottom up in minimal stockinette fabric with beautiful shaping details.

Sizes
43 (47, 51¼, 55¼, 59¾, 64)“ finished bust circumference
Model wearing size 47” with +13” ease

Yarn
Shibui Fern
100% Organic Cotton
232 yards / 212 meters per 50 g skein
5 (5, 6, 7, 8, 8) skeins MC
1045 (1155, 1330, 1455, 1640, 1785) yards MC
2 (3, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins A
450 (490, 530, 570, 610, 650) yards A

Shibui Silk Cloud
60% Kid Mohair, 40% Silk
330 yards / 300 meters per 50 g skein
2 skeins B
450 (490, 530, 570, 610, 650) yards B

Note: One strand each of A & B are held together when working the stripes. The stripes in the sample garment are worked using A & B in the same color.

Sample photographed in colors Bone (MC) and Tar (A & B)

Gauge
23 stitches and 33 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch with Needle A and EITHER one strand of MC OR one strand each of A & B held together, after blocking

Needle A (for Main Fabric)
24” circular needle
3.75 mm / US 5 or size needed to obtain gauge listed

Needle B (for Ribbing)
24” circular needle one size smaller than Needle A
3.5 mm / US 4

Other Materials
Cable Needle (CN), stitch holders or waste yarn, blunt tapestry needle, blocking wires & T-pins (optional but recommended)

Skill Level
3 of 5