DESIGNER: Mari Chiba
YARN: The Fibre Co. Knightsbridge (65% baby llama, 25% merino wool, 10% silk; 120 yds/50gm skein): Shown in "Poole", 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15) skeins.
GAUGE: 22 sts + 31 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st. 32 sts + 26 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in K2, P2 Rib, unstretched, after blocking.
NEEDLES: 1 - 32” (80 cm) US 6 (4 mm) circular and set dpns.
NOTIONS: Locking stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle.
SIZE: 30.5 (35, 38.5, 42.25, 45.75, 50.25, 53.75)” 77.75 (88.75, 98, 107.25, 116.5, 127.5, 136.75) cm finished bust. Barnaby is designed to be worn with 1” (2.5 cm) of positive ease.
SKILLS: Knitting in the round, detailed increasing and decreasing on both sides of the work.
The body and sleeves of Barnaby are worked in the round from the bottom up, then joined for the saddle shoulder yoke. The yoke is worked back and forth, stitches are then picked up to work the neck edge. You will be working decreases on both the right side and the wrong side of the work at the armholes. To place markers when joining body and sleeves, markers should be removable, safety pin-style markers as they are placed on the designated stitches, not on the needle between stitches, to designate the “seam” stitches.
This is a print pattern that will be letter-mailed to you. Click on the image above for more photos.
See all of our available print patterns for The Fibre Co. yarns here.