Theia

Knitting
May 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in on US 2.5 / 3 mm needles in St St in the rnd with MC, after blocking.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
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This pattern can be found in issue 11 of Laine Magazine.

Theia is a v-neck short sleeve top that is knitted bottom up in the round. The slip stitch colourwork used for the top is formed by elongated stitches and worked with one yarn at a time.

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9, 10)

Recommended ease: 8–12” / 20–30 cm of positive ease.

FINAL MEASUREMENTS
Bust Circumference: 37 (40.5, 45, 48.5, 55.5) (59.75, 65.25, 69.5, 75, 79.5)” / 92.5 (101.5, 112.5, 121.5, 138.5) (149, 163, 174, 172.5, 198.5) cm.

Body Length from Hem to Underarm: 15.75 (15.75, 15.5, 15.5, 15) (15, 15, 15, 15, 15)” / 40 (40, 39.5, 39.5, 38) (38, 38, 38, 38, 38) cm.

Back Length from Hem to Shoulders: 23 (23.5, 23.25, 23.75, 24.5) (25, 25.25, 25.75, 26.25, 26.75)” / 57.5 (58.5, 58, 59, 61) (62, 63.5, 64.5, 65.5, 66.5) cm.

Upper Sleeve Circumference: 12 (13, 13, 13.75, 15) (16.5, 17.25, 18, 19, 19.5)” / 30.5 (32.5, 32.5, 34, 38) (41.5, 43, 45, 47.5, 49) cm.

V-Neck Depth: 7 (7.5, 7.5, 8, 9.25) (9.75, 10, 10.5, 11, 11.5)” / 17.5 (18.5, 18.5, 19.5, 23) (24, 25.5, 26.5, 27.5, 28.5) cm.

Back Neck Width: 5.25 (5.25, 6.75, 6.75, 8.25) (8.25, 10.25, 10.25, 10.25, 10.25)” / 13 (13, 17, 17, 21) (21, 25.5, 25.5, 25.5, 25.5) cm.
 

MATERIALS
Yarn: MC: Alpaca Supreme Sport / Heavy 4ply by John Arbon Textiles (40% superfine alpaca, 40% organically farmed Falklands merino, 20% A1 mulberry silk, 364 yds / 333 m – 100 g), colourway Kyanite. Or approx. 580 (650, 700, 770, 820) (910, 1000, 1080, 1170, 1260) yds / 530 (590, 640, 700, 750) (830, 910, 990, 1070, 1150) m / of sport weight yarn.

CC: Silk Mohair by Isager (30% silk, 70% kid mohair, 232 yds / 212 m – 25 g), colourway 59. Or approx. 260 (300, 330, 360, 390) (450, 490, 550, 590, 650) yds / 240 (270, 300, 330, 360) (410, 450, 500, 540, 590) m of lace weight yarn. 

Needles: US 5 / 3.75 mm 32” / 80 cm circular needles, US 2.5 / 3 mm 32” / 80 cm circular needles and needles for small circumference for the hem. Or size to obtain gauge.

Notions: Markers, scrap yarn or stitch holder, cable needle, crochet hook, wire blockers, T-pins. US 0 / 2 mm or smaller spare circular needles.

GAUGE
For hem
27 sts x 36 rnds to 4” / 10 cm on US 2.5 / 3 mm needles in St St in the rnd with MC, after blocking.

For main pattern
Horizontal gauge:
2 full patt repeats 26 (26, 26, 26, 32) (32, 32, 32, 32, 32) sts from charts to 4 (4, 4, 4, 4.75) (4.75, 4.75, 4.75, 4.75, 4.75)” / 10 (10, 10, 10, 12) (12, 12, 12, 12, 12) cm on US 5 / 3.75 mm needles in the rnd, after blocking.

Vertical gauge:
9 full patt repeats (36 rnds) from charts to 4” / 10 cm in the rnd, after blocking.