Rhadamanthys Pattern

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Rhadamanthys Pattern

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Techniques Used: knit, short rows.

Pattern Description:

Rhadamanthys was the wise mythological Greek king who judged the dead and ruled the Fortunate Isles, where those heroes who had thrice been received into the Elysian Fields resided. Celebrate three blessings with this easy, sideways-knit sweater; it is knit in one piece with no seaming, requires no finishing, and is worked all in garter stitch. Three turning points in the short row shaping delineate body, yoke and collar, creating a shapely fit around the upper body. The garter stitch and extended front panels make it suitable for many shapes and sizes; written in eleven sizes, Rhadamanthys may be further customized in length or circumference.

Gauge:

Gauge: 20 st and 40 rows/4" in garter stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Measurements: Bust: 27 (29.5, 31.75, 34.25, 36.5, 39, 41.5, 43.75, 46.25, 48.5, 51)". Length: 19 (19, 19.5, 19.5, 20.25, 20.25, 20.75, 20.75, 21.5, 22, 22.5)". Cross Back: 13.75 (15, 16.25, 17.5, 18.5, 19.75, 21, 22.25, 23.5, 24.5, 25.75)" Sleeve length: 8.25 (8.25, 8.25, 8.25, 8.75, 8.75, 8.75, 8.75, 9.5, 9.5, 10)".

Materials:

  • Yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% merino wool; 420 yards/100g); 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins, shown in Composition Book Grey.

You Will Also Need:

  • Other Materials: US 6 (4mm) 32" circular needle; Stitch markers (2); Stitch holder; Yarn needle.

About Designer

About Designer

Jennifer Dassau on craftsy.com
The Knitting Vortex
by Jennifer Dassau
the Delaware River Valley, NJ USA
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Recovering attorney and emigree from Seventh Avenue, I like writing patterns almost as much as knitting them. Visit me at www.jenniferdassau.com

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