Somatic Arc by Allison Jane

Somatic Arc

by Allison Jane
Knitting
March 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25.5 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1600 - 3400 yards (1463 - 3109 m)
To Fit a Chest Circ of: 76-81 (86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127-132: 137-142: 147-152) cm (30-32 (34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52: 54-56: 58-60) in).
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Somatic Arc


Somatic Arc is a garter stitch cardigan with swooping arc motifs at the back and lower fronts. It is knitted seamlessly in one piece from the bottom up and features an i-cord edging at the open fronts and neck. Canopy Fingering gives this easy-to-wear garment a beautiful drape and lustre.

SIZES
The given sizes are called Sizes 1-8 and are recommended to fit a chest circumference of: 76-81 (86-91: 97-102: 107-112: 117-122: 127 132: 137-142: 147-152) cm (30-32 (34-36: 38-40: 42-44: 46-48: 50-52: 54-56: 58-60) in). Model wears a Size 3.

EASE
Designed with 0 to 6 cm (0 to 3 in) of postive ease at bust circumference.

MEASUREMENTS
Back Width (at underarm): 44 (49: 54.5: 59: 64: 69.5: 74: 78.5) cm (18 (20: 22: 24: 26: 28: 30: 32) in)
Body Circumference (at underarm): 82 (91.5: 101.5: 111: 121: 130.5: 141: 150.5) cm (33.25 (37: 41.25: 45: 49.25: 53: 57.25: 61) in)
Length (from shoulder at neck edge): 53 (56: 57: 59.5: 61: 64: 66.5: 71) cm (20.75 (22: 22.5: 23.5: 24: 25.25: 26.25: 28) in)
Length (from hem to underarm): 33 (34.5: 34.5: 35.5: 35.5: 37: 38: 40.5) cm (13 (13.5: 13.5: 14: 14: 14.5: 15: 16) in)
Sleeve Length (from underarm): 44.5 (45.5: 47: 47: 47: 49.5: 51: 52) cm (17.5 (17.5: 18.5: 18.5: 18.5: 19.5: 20: 20.5) in)

YARN
The Fibre Co. Canopy Fingering (50% baby alpaca, 30% merino wool, 20% bamboo, 183 m (200 yd) per 50 g hank) in shade Bluestars 8 (9: 10: 11: 12: 14: 16: 17) hanks. Our yardage given includes enough to knit an 8” x 8” tension swatch. We recommend alternating hanks as you work to give an overall blended appearance.

NEEDLES
3.75mm (US 5) 100 cm (40 in) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
3.75mm (US 5) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round (or size to obtain gauge)
Cable needle

EXTRAS
Stitch holder or waste yarn
Stitch markers

TENSION
25 sts and 48 rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over garter st after blocking using 3.75mm (US 5) needles.


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