Nikka Vord

The Shetland Trader-Book Two is a collection of 9 patterns by designer Gudrun Johnston with photography by Kathy Cadigan.

 

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NIKKA VORD

Sizes

29 3/4 (32, 34 1/4, 36 1/4, 38 1/2, 40 3/4, 43, 45, 47 1/4, 49 1/2)” / 75.5 (81.5, 87, 92, 98, 103.5, 109, 114.5, 120, 125.5) cms at chest

Recommended to be worn with approx 1-2 inches of positive ease

Shown in size 36 1/4 inches with 1 1/4 inch positive ease

Needles

US 6/4mm 32-inch circular needle

US 6/4mm 24-inch circular needle

US 6/4mm 16-inch circular needle

US 6/4mm set of dpn’s or long circular needle (if using magic loop for sleeves)

US 4/3.5mm 32-inch circular needle

US 4/3.5mm set of dpn’s or long circular needle (if using magic loop for sleeves)

Yarn

DK weight yarn in the following amounts:

760 (816, 880, 925, 982, 1040, 1100, 1150, 1204, 1262) yards of MC, 60 (64, 68, 72, 76, 80, 86, 90, 94, 98) yards of CC1, 40 (44, 48, 50, 52, 56, 60, 62, 66, 68) yards of CC2, CC3 and CC4, 120 (128, 138, 145, 154, 163, 172, 180, 189, 198) yards of CC5.

Shown in Jamieson’s Double Knitting (100% Shetland Wool; 82 yards/25g)

Mooskit (MC), Sholmit (CC1), Shaela (CC2), Moorit (CC3), Mogit (CC4), Oyster (CC5)

Notions

Stitch markers

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Waste yarn or stitch holder (for holding live sts)

Gauge

22 sts and 32 rnds = 4 inches in Stockinette st on US 6/4mm

24 sts and 28 rnds = 4 inches in Fair Isle Pattern on US 6/4mm

22 sts and 32 rnds= 4inches in Corrugated Ribbing on US 6/4mm

Construction

This garment is worked from the bottom up in one piece. Sleeves and body are united at the underarm to work the yoke. A few short rows are worked at the back neck to add a little height.