LIEKKI - pattern - pdf
LIEKKI is worked seamlessly from top down, using the contiguous method by Susie Myers. The cardi is cast on at a small neck band and the neckline is shaped with short rows.
The sample shown is worked with BC GARN FLAMÈ, Col. 120 light grey blue, 50 g ~ 95 m.
9 buttons, diameter approx. 0,5“ (1,3 cm)
Circular needles and double pointed needles (or magic loop) US8 (5,0 mm) and US10 (6,0 mm), or needles to obtain the required gauge.
16 sts x 22 rows on larger needles in stockinette stitch to achieve 4 x 4“ (10x10 cm), gauge washed.
XS 900 m / 960 yds S 950 m / 1020 yds M1 1000 m / 1080 yds M2 1040 m / 1140 yds L 1140 m / 1260 yds XL 1220 m / 1340 yds XXL 1340 m / 1460 yds
Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holder.
Cable pattern, short row shaping using the german short rows technique, slanted increases M1L / M1R knit wise and purl wise, contiguous method.