Raphael by Marie Wallin

Raphael

Knitting
July 2008
Aran (8 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
3.5 mm (E)
1148 - 3003 yards (1050 - 2746 m)
UK sizes 8 - 18 (to fit bust 32"-42", or 81 cm - 107 cm)
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Appears in Simply Knitting, Issue 50, as “Winter Garland”.

Size:

  • 8 (10, 12, 14, 16, 18)
  • To fit bust 81 (86, 91, 97, 102, 107)cm/32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42)“

Yarn:

  • Plain version: Rowan Kidsilk Aura 14 (15, 15, 16, 17, 18) x 25gm (Pumice 768)
  • Embroidered version: Rowan Kid Classic 9 (9, 10, 10, 11, 11) x 50gm & small amounts of Rowan 4 ply Soft and Rowan Pure Wool 4 ply for embroidery (Victoria 852, embroidered with 4 ply soft 396 Clover, 399 Malachite, 397 Teak, 400 Suede, 402 Vine, 389 Expresso & pure wool 4 ply 421 Glade)

Needles:

  • 1 pair 4½mm (no 7) (US 7) needles
  • 3.50mm (no 9) (US E4) crochet hook