Tiu

Knitting
May 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette st on US 3 (3.25 mm) in the rnd after blocking.
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
800 - 2000 yards (732 - 1829 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL); Final bust measurements: 30 [34, 38, 42, 46] in./76 [86, 96.5, 107, 117] cm.
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One of the most familiar birds around the world is the sparrow (tiu in Maori). Because they are so common and without brilliant plumage, we hardly take notice of them. But if we do take a closer look, sparrows have a subtle beauty. Furthermore, they are very social and protective of their young, much like humans. It’s when we stop to consider the everyday that we find the beauty in life. Knit in a lustrous merino and silk blend, Tiu is anything but ordinary. A wide front lace panel elevates this effortless shell to extraordinary. Decreases from hem to bust enhance the top for a flattering A-line silhouette you’ll want to wear every day.


YARN
• Fingering/4-ply
• 2 skeins for sizes XS and S, 3 skeins for size M, 5 skeins for sizes L and XL.
• A merino and silk blend results in a fiber that has wonderful shine and drape with good memory and strength.

NEEDLES
• US 3 (3.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge 24-in./60 cm circular needle
• 1 needle size/.5 mm smaller than gauge needle for garter st edges.
• Spare needle to work Three-Needle BO.
• Optional: 1 needle size/.5 mm larger than gauge needle for standard BO.

GAUGE
• 25 sts and 37 rows over 4 in./10 cm in St st US 3 (3.25 mm) in the rnd after blocking.
• Take time to swatch for gauge.

NOTIONS
• Stitch markers
• Waste yarn or stitch holders
• Darning/tapestry needle

SIZES
• Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL)
• Final bust measurements: 30 34, 38, 42, 46 in./76 86, 96.5, 107, 117 cm. 0 - 2 in./0 - 5 cm of positive ease.


This pattern has been tech edited and test knit to ensure that the pattern is as clear, correct and consistent as it can be. However small details can still slip us by so if you have a pattern support question, send an email to fdanoy@arohaknits.com and we’ll get back to you within 24-48 hours.