Skål by This.Bird.Knits

Skål

Knitting
April 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in See pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1182 - 2758 yards (1081 - 2522 m)
[XXS] XS (S, M, L) (XL, 2X, 3X)
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Skål is a lightweight warm-weather top with dropped short sleeves and a delicate and addictive colorwork pattern framed by a flattering contrasting panel at the waist. It can work both as a perfectly casual and wearable top when paired with jeans or as a striking statement piece with wide leg trousers or a high waist skirt The sample is knit in light-as-a-feather Yama Yarn Merino linen singles.

Yarn
Yama Yarn Merino Linen Singles (90% Wool - Merino 10% Cellulose - Linen / Flax), 100g/394 yards per skein
MC= Grey Sage 1 2 (2, 2, 2) (3, 3, 3) skeins
CC1= Cocoa 1 1 (1, 1, 2) (2, 2, 2) skeins
CC2= Skal 1 1 (1, 1, 2) (2, 2, 2) skeins
* Shown in 48” body circumference with approximately 8” positive ease.

Materials
US Size 4 (3.5 mm) circular needles, minimum 30” (76 cm) cord.
US Size 3 (3.25 mm) circular needles, minimum 30” (76 cm) cord.
Stitch Markers.
Waste yarn, stitch holders or spare needles of similar size.
Note on cord length: for the yoke and body section, especially the larger sizes, you may want to use a longer cord.

Finished Measurements
XXS XS (S, M, L) (XL, 2X, 3X)
Body Circumference: 36 40 (44, 48, 52) (56, 60, 64)”/ 91.5 101.5 (111.50, 122, 132,) (142.5, 152.5, 162.5) cm.
This design is meant to be worn with 4-12” positive ease. To choose the size for the intended fit, pick your size based on the finished measurements.
Height to Underarm: 14 14.25 (14.25, 14.5, 14.5) (15, 15, 15.5) / 35 35.5 (35.5, 36.5, 36.5) (37.5, 37.5, 38.5) cm.

Height From Center Back Neck: 23.5”/ 58.75 cm
Height From Center Front Neck: 22”/ 55 cm

Gauge
24 stitches x 34 rows in pattern = 4 x 4” (10 cm) with larger needles.