Mera, Revisited

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Mera, Revisited Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Jacket

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic shaping.
  • cables (2-cross cables)
  • working in the round
  • picking up stitches

Pattern Description:

Mera, Revisited is a versatile raglan shrug in which the garment and sleeve borders feature a reversible cable pattern, allowing you to wear the shrug in many different ways. The collar can be worn flat or folded back, and the sleeve cuffs can be worn down for a three-quarter sleeve, or turned up for a half-sleeve.

I originally designed Mera for Bijou Basin Ranch. Requests were made for a pattern that would accommodate worsted weight yarns. Mera, Revisited includes a wider upper sleeve to and looser fit to accommodate using a heavier yarn, yarn substitution information and instructions on flipping the cable design. Shrug is worked top down and sleeves worked in the round. After the body, sleeves and sleeve cuffs are completed, stitches are picked up to work the reversible cable border.

Shrug is worked top down and sleeves worked in the round. After the body, sleeves and sleeve cuffs are completed, stitches are picked up to work the reversible cable border.

Please note that Mera, Revisited does not have the same fit as Mera, which was intended for a tighter fit with little-to-no ease using a pretty fantastic yarn for which I have not found a comparable substitute in terms of gauge, texture and yarn's inherent properties to recommend to knitters. Mera is only available for purchase through Bijou Basin Ranch. Mera, Revisited is a separate reworked pattern, not an errata to Mera.

(Green sample shown worked in size L using SWTC Karaoke (50% wool, 50% soy silk, 1.76 oz/ 109 yds); Color: #289. Brown sample shown worked in size S using Bijou Basin Ranch Bijou Bliss (50% yak, 50% cormo, 2 oz/ 150 yds); Color: Natural Brown.)

Gauge:

17.5 sts and 26 rows = 4" (10cm) in St. st.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X); fits busts 33.75 (40.25, 43.75, 48, 52, 53.75)"/ 85.5 (91.5, 102, 111, 122, 132, 136.5)cm, to be worn with a 0-2"/0-5cm ease

Materials:

  • Approximately 708 (733, 793, 852, 908, 977, 1029) yds/ 647.5 (670.5, 725, 779, 830.5, 893.5, 941)m in a worsted weight wool blend yarn (for Bijou Basin Ranch Bijou Bliss: 4 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins for all sizes; please see "Notes" on page 3)
  • US 6/ 4mm 32"/80cm or longer circular needles, or size to obtain gauge
  • US 6/ 4mm 24"/60cm or longer circular needles, or double-pointed needles to work sleeves in the round.

You Will Also Need:

  • Darning needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Waste yarn
  • 2 Cable needles

About Designer

About Designer

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Hello, I'm Anne Kuo Lukito. I'm a hand-knitting designer and my works have been published in many books and top magazines, such as Knitty, Interweave Knits, Knitscene and Twist Collective,. I've also contributed designs to and worked with several yarn companies. Recently, I designed the Fall Collection for Manos del Uruguay yarns.

While knitting is my dominant craft now, I've always been a ...

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