Yoke Tilde by Astrid Tueting

Yoke Tilde

Knitting
March 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in plain sts
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
1531 - 2614 yards (1400 - 2390 m)
13 sizes
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Yoke – Tilde
The stranded colourwork yoke has a top-down construction. The name of this sweater has two inspiring origins. There is my aunt Tilde, who knitted me fabulous clothes (including trousers) when I was little. And there is Brigitte & Clotilde (@bouclelaine) who sponsored this lovely yarn that inspired me to design this yoke. I really enjoyed knitting this colourful and great yarn.

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

Level
Advanced (intermediate) knitters

Finished Knitted Size: Available in 13 sizes, positive ease with max. 2.5-5.0cm/1-2”
Chest width of finished garment (cm): 82-86-91-96-101-106-110-115-120-125-130-135-140

Yarn: bouclelaine– Ouessant50, 2 ply, 100% wool, length 200m/50g (per skein) or any other yarn (fingering weight) with same gauge
MC1 (Cassis) / MC2 (Outremer) / CC1 (Orpiment) / CC2 (blanc natural) / CC3 (cuisse de Nymphe)
Model colours: MC1/MC2/CC1/CC2/CC3

Material quantity:
sizes (1/2/3) 230g/70g/20g/30/30g
sizes (4/5/6) 300g/80g/20g/30g/30g
sizes (7/8/9) 370g/90g/25g/40/40g
sizes (10/11/12/13) 440g/90g/25g/45/45g

Gauge (10cmx10cm) & Needles:
Yoke (colourwork): 28sts x 32rnds - needles EU size 3.5mm / US 4
Body & sleeves (plain sts): 25sts x 38rnds - needles EU size 3.0mm / US 2½
Hem/cuff (k1,p1): 25sts x 40rnds - needles EU size 2.5mm / US 2
or needle sizes to achieve given gauge

Notions
Stitch marker, scissors, sewing needle