Putting Down Roots by Fiona Ellis

Putting Down Roots

February 2006
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1898 - 2534 yards (1736 - 2317 m)
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"This garment begins with a simple 2x2 rib fabric. The cast-on edge remains insignificant when worked in the same color, as on the body pieces. Your attention is drawn to it once you introduce a contrasting color. It becomes a feature. I used this effect for the cast-on edge of the sleeves. The I-cord trim added to this foundation reflects the root of the piece, and also references the gnarled roots of an old tree."

---Fiona Ellis