Saxe Point by Andrea Rangel
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Saxe Point

Knitting
July 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette St
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
300 - 400 yards (274 - 366 m)
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This pattern was designed for the 2017 Gauge Dye Works Yarn & Pattern Club. It’s now available for everyone! You can also get it as part of Knit Outside, a book of all three 2017 club patterns.

The yarn designed for the Knit Outside patterns are available to order from Gauge Dye Works.


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Finished Measurements

foot circumference: 7.5 (8.75) in/19 (22) cm
calf circumference: 8.25 (10) in/21 (25.5) cm
total foot length (adjustable): 8.5 (9.75) in/21.5 (25) cm

Yarn
340 (400) yd/310 (365) m fingering weight yarn

Shown in Gauge Dye Works Merino Twist Classic (80% super wash merino wool, 20% nylon; 443 yd/405 m per 115 g/4 oz skein); Colour: Saxe Point; 1 skein

If substituting yarn, you’ll need about:
MC (striped section): 200 (235) yd/183 (215) m
CC1 (toe, heel, cuff): 110 (125) yd/100 (115) m
CC2 (cuff colourwork): 30 (35) yd/28 (32) m

Blocked Gauge
Gauge measurement should be taken after blocking.

34 sts/43 rounds = 4 in/10 cm in Stockinette stitch with smaller needles

Needles & Notions
Needle Sizes are recommendations only. Always use needle size necessary to obtain gauge. Use preferred small-circumference circular knitting method such as double pointed needles, magic loop, or two circulars.

Needle A (Plain Stockinette Stitch & Ribbing): US #2/2.75 mm
Needle B (Colourwork): US #4/3.5 mm

stitch markers
tapestry needle
waste yarn

Skills
Judy’s Magic Cast-on (instructions given in pattern), increasing, decreasing, working colour work

Tutorial: Judy’s Magic Cast-on
Tutorial: How to Colourwork
7 Tips to Improve Your Colourwork