Vita de Vie by Amy Christoffers
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Vita de Vie

Knitting
February 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
766 - 1531 yards (700 - 1400 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Errata available: pompommag.com

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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Finished bust circumference: 94 (105.5, 114, 125, 143, 153) cm / 37 (41, 45, 49, 56, 60)” – to be worn with 5-10 cm / 2-4” positive ease. Model has 88 cm / 35” bust, stands 165 cm / 5’5” tall and is wearing a size 2.

Yarn: Moeke Heritage (sport weight; 60% Romanian Merino, 40% Tigaee ½ breed wool, 350 m / 383 yds per 100 g skein)
Shade: Industrial Light; 2 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins
Note: Skeins of this yarn vary by weight. Ensure you have enough yardage to complete your project by checking the total weight before purchasing.

Gauge: 22 sts & 30 rows = 10 cm / 4” over St st on 4 mm needles after blocking.
21 sts & 26 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Chart A/B on 4 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 4 mm / US 6 circular needle, minimum 60 cm / 24” length AND spare circular needle of similar size

Note: The sweater is worked flat, but using a circular needle is recommended to accommodate the large number of sts

3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle, 60 cm / 24” length
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 2 stitch markers, scrap yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle

Notes: Vita de Vie is worked sideways in two halves from the sleeve cuff in towards the centre front/back. The two sets of live stitches are then joined using kitchener stitch before sewing the side and sleeve seams. Finally, the hem and neckband are picked up to complete the sweater.