Waterlands by Lotta H Löthgren

Waterlands

Knitting
November 2019
Fru Valborg Silky Yak DK
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1159 - 1855 yards (1060 - 1696 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Finished chest (fullest point) measurement: 88 (96, 108, 116, 126, 136, 148, 159)cm / 34¾ (37¾, 42½, 45¾, 49½, 53½, 58¼, 62½)“ – to be worn with 5-10cm / 2-4” positive ease
Model has 108cm / 42½” bust, stands 173cm / 5’8” tall and is wearing a size 4.

Yarn: Fru Valborg Silky Yak DK (DK weight; 60% superwash Merino, 20% yak, 20% silk; 212m / 232yds per 100g skein)
Shades:
Yarn A: Ash; 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins
Yarn B: Natural; 1 skein
Yarn C: Shiny Happy People; 1 skein
Note: Remember to purchase additional yarn if lengthening the body or sleeves.

Gauge: 20 sts & 26 rounds = 10cm / 4” over both stocking stitch and colourwork in the round on 3.75mm needles, after blocking.

Needles: 3.25mm / US 3 circular needle, 60-100cm / 24-40” length AND knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
3.75mm / US 5 circular needle, 60-100cm / 24-40” length AND knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 3 stitch markers, stitch holders or scrap yarn, tapestry needle
Notes: Waterlands is worked in the round, from the top down, in one piece. The increases are incorporated into the pattern of the seamless yoke and the length of the sleeves and body can be easily adjusted by knitting more or fewer rounds of stocking stitch.