Virginia by Jonna Helin

Virginia

Knitting
September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1250 - 1750 yards (1143 - 1600 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
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This pattern can be found in issue 6 of Laine Magazine.

Virginia sweater is knitted from top to bottom as one piece. It has an identical front and back, so you can wear it whichever way you want. It is a quick and uncomplicated knit – easy enough for beginners and enjoyable for more experienced knitters.

SIZES
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)

Shown in size M. Recommended ease: approx. 7” / 18 cm of positive ease.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust circumference: 35 (39, 43, 47, 51, 55)” / 90 (99, 108, 119.5, 129.5, 140) cm.
Arm circumference: 9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14)” / 23 (25.5, 28, 30.5, 33, 35.5) cm.
Arm length from underarm: 12.75” / 32 cm or desired length.
Length from underarm to hem: 14.5” / 37 cm or desired length.

MATERIALS
Yarn: 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins of Priestess DK by Ritual Dyes (100% fine superwash merino, 250 yds / 229 m – 115 g), colourway Rose Gold. Or approx. 1250 (1250, 1250, 1500, 1500, 1750) yds / 1145 (1145, 1145, 1374, 1374, 1603) m of DK weight yarn.

Needles: US 6 / 4 mm circular needles for stockinette stitch and ribbing, 1 spare needle for 3-needle bind-off.

Notions: 1 stitch marker, waste yarn, tapestry needle.

GAUGE
21 sts x 31 rows = 4” / 10 cm on US 6 / 4 mm needles in stockinette stitch, after blocking.

TUTORIAL
Find a photo tutorial for the neckline here.