Yoke Alex by Astrid Tueting

Yoke Alex

Knitting
March 2020
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in plain stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
1476 - 2198 yards (1350 - 2010 m)
in 12 sizes
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Yoke – “Alex”
I designed this yoke for my dear husband.
The beautiful and special yarn was provided by Sarlag Yarn from Russia. I decided to give the yoke a unisex name - Alex, since this pattern can be knitted for men and women alike.

Knitting technique
Top-down construction, stranded colourwork, jacquard, two colours per round, seamless

Level
Advanced (intermediate) knitters

Finished Knitted Size
Available in 12 sizes
positive ease with max. 2.5-5.0cm/1-2”
Chest width of finished garment (cm):
89-94-99-104-110-115-120-125-130-136-141-146

Yarn
Sarlag Yarn - Sarlag-4 (100% Yak), Temee-4 (100% camel down), 4ply, length 140m/50g
or any other yarn (sport weight) with same gauge
Model colours: MC1/MC2/CC1/CC2/CC3
Material quantity:
Sizes (1/2/3) 350g/50g/50g/30g
Sizes (5/6/7) 400g/60g/70g/35g
Sizes (8/9/10) 450g/70g/90g/40g
Sizes (10/11/12) 500g/80g/90g/45g

Gauge (10cmx10cm) & Needles
Yoke (colourwork): 25sts x 34rnds - needles EU size 3.5mm / US 4
Body & sleeves (plain sts): 23sts x 34rnds - needles EU size 3.0mm / US 2 ½
Hem/cuff: 23sts x 40rnds - needles EU size 2.5mm / US 2
or needle sizes to achieve given gauge

Notions
Stitch marker, scissors, sewing needle