Saltings

Knitting
November 2019
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Charted Pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
3688 - 6453 yards (3372 - 5901 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Finished chest (fullest point) circumference:
94 (100.5, 112, 119, 132, 138.5, 150, 157.5)cm /
37 (39½, 44, 47, 52, 54½, 59, 62)“ – to be worn with 5-15cm / 2-7” positive ease
Model has 84cm / 33” bust, stands 170cm / 5’7” tall and is wearing a size 2.

Yarn A: Onyx Fiber Arts Sock (fingering / 4-ply weight; 75% superwash Merino, 25% nylon; 423m / 463yds per 100g skein)
Shade: Sofia; 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins

Yarn B: Onyx Fiber Arts Mohair Silk (lace weight; 72% kid mohair, 28% silk; 419m / 459 yds per 50g skein)
Shade: Sofia; 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins

Gauge: 28 sts & 35 rows = 10cm / 4” over cable pattern on 3.5mm needles, with yarn A and B held together, after blocking.
24 sts & 36 rows = 10cm / 4” over garter stitch on 3.5mm needles, with yarn A and B held together, after blocking.
26-st rep from Chart A to measure 9.5cm / 3¾“ wide after blocking.

Needles: 3.25mm / US 3 AND 3.5mm / US 4 knitting needles
(Note: sweater is worked flat in pieces but you may find using a circular needle helpful to accommodate the stitches, especially for larger sizes)
3.25mm / US 3 AND 2.75mm / US 2 circular needles, 40cm / 16” length (for collar)
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 5 stitch markers (including one unique for beg of round), 1 locking stitch marker, cable needle, stitch holders or scrap yarn, tapestry needle

Notes: Saltings is worked flat in pieces from the bottom up, using a strand each of yarn A and B held together throughout. Armholes and sleeves are a modified drop shoulder construction with a slightly dropped shoulder and a short, wide sleeve cap. Three sets of cables at the centre front and back are placed on hold during neck shaping and continued into the collar interspersed by sections of 2x2 rib.