Vicariously by Georgie Nicolson

Vicariously

Knitting
January 2019
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
450 - 1050 yards (411 - 960 m)
Size range covers 13 sizes from 19"/48cm chest to 32"/81.5cm chest (Approximately 12 months to 16 years)
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Vicariously was originally designed as a Christmas sweater for my son. Only thing is we live in Australia and Christmas Day is invariably ridiculously hot with not a chance of a sweater ever being worn. But why should he miss out on the joy of a Christmas sweater just because it’s too hot to actually wear it?

Construction:
Vicariously is a seamless circular yoke sweater knit from the top down. The yoke is initially shaped with short rows before melding into a stitch pattern that sees the colour alter gradually. This is created through simple colourwork that is addictive and flies off the needles. After knitting the yoke, the garment is divided to knit the sleeves and body.

Instructions for the yoke are both written and charted.

Sizing:
To fit actual chest measurement of:
19-25: 19/48 (20/51, 21/53.5, 22/56) 23/58.5, 24/61, 25/63.5
26-32: 26/66 (27/68.5, 28/71, 30/76) 31/79 , 32/81.5 inches/cms.

Finished garment chest measurement:
19-25: 22/56 (23/58.5, 24/61, 25/63.5) 26/66, 27/68.5, 28/71
26-32: 29/73.5 (30/76, 31/79, 33/84) 34/86.5, 35/89

Skill Level:
Intermediate

Techniques used:
knit and purl
Increasing and decreasing
Alternative Tubular cast-on
Working in the round on circular needles
Working small circumferences in the round
Working from charts
Picking up stitches
German Short Rows
Stranded colourwork

Yardage:
DK/8ply weight yarn in two colours:
Main Colour:
19-25: 360/330 (400/365, 445/405, 485/445) 525/480, 565/515, 600/550
26-32: 635/580 (670/615, 700/640, 725/665) 750/685, 785/720
Contrast Colour:
19-25: 65/60 (80/70, 90/80, 100/90) 115/105, 135/120, 150/135
26-32: 165/150 (180/165, 200/180, 225/205) 250/225, 265/240
yards/metres approximately

Original yarn is a worsted spun DK/8ply weight 4ply low micron Polwarth.

Yardage is approximate and may vary depending on your knitting style and yarn selection.

Sample shown in Tarndie Origins Ciderhouse Red as the Main Colour and Tarndie Undyed Taupe as the Contrast Colour.


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