Traversing by Adrienne Larsen

Traversing

Knitting
March 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in the round, in stockinette stitch, on larger needle, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1282 - 2056 yards (1172 - 1880 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) Finished bust circumference: 79.25 (88, 96.75, 105.5, 114.5, 123.25, 132, 140.75) / 31.75 (35.25, 38.75, 42, 45.25, 49.25, 52.75, 56.25)” - recommended to be worn with 1.25-6.75 cm / 0.5-2.5” of positive ease at the bust.
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This design is one of the 9 modern, minimalist patterns featured in Issue 1 of our new Making Stories Magazine.

With Making Stories Magazine, we strive to feature companies and makers who focus on sustainability, transparency, fairness and equity in their work. We love telling their stories and hope to inspire and enable crafters to make conscious and informed decisions about the materials they use and companies they support.

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Sizes

1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Finished bust circumference: 79.25 (88, 96.75, 105.5, 114.5, 123.25, 132, 140.75) / 31.75 (35.25, 38.75, 42, 45.25, 49.25, 52.75, 56.25)” - recommended to be worn with 1.25-6.75 cm / 0.5-2.5” of positive ease at the bust.

Yarn

Lana Rara Rare Swiss Wool (67% Wool, 33% Merino; 270 metres / 295 yards per 100 g)

1172 (1216, 1404, 1506, 1517, 1584, 1746, 1880) metres / 1280 (1329, 1534, 1646, 1658, 1731, 1907, 2053) yards

Sample shown is knit in colourway Olive. Petra wears a size 3 with 1.25 cm / 0.5” positive ease.

Needles

4 mm / US 6 circular needle with a cable length of at
least 40 cm / 16” & 80 cm / 32” (or needle size to obtain gauge)
4 mm / US 6 double-pointed needles (or needle size to obtain gauge)
3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle with a cable length of at
least 40 cm / 16” & 80 cm / 32” (or needle size to obtain gauge)
3.75 mm / US 5 double-pointed needles (or needle size to obtain gauge)

This pattern can be worked using the magic loop technique.

Gauge

25 sts x 34 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in
cable stitch, on larger needle, after blocking)
20 sts x 34 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in
stockinette stitch, on larger needle, after blocking)
20 sts x 34 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (worked flat, in
stockinette stitch, on smaller needle, after blocking)

Notions

• Blocking tools (blocking mats, t-pins)
• Cable needle
• Darning needle
• Removable stitch markers
• Stitch holders
• Tape measure

Contributors

• Photography, Hair & Make-up: Melinda Dela Costa
• Model: Petra Cohrs
• Tech Editing: Marina Skua