Ginkgophyte by Emily Greene
Yarn: Quince & Co. Tern (fingering / 4-ply weight; 75% American wool, 25% silk; 202m / 221yds per 50g skein)
Gauge: 22 sts & 34 rows = 10cm / 4” over reverse St st on
3mm needles after blocking.
Needles: 3mm / US 2½ circular needle, 80cm / 32” length
2.25mm / US 1 circular needle, 40cm / 16” length
2.75 mm / US 2 circular needle, 50cm / 20” length (3/4 sleeve version only)
3.5mm / US 4(E) crochet hook
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct
gauge after blocking.
Notions: 3 stitch markers (using locking or removable
stitch markers is helpful), tapestry needle
Notes: The front and back of the garment are knit flat in pieces and seamed at the shoulders and sides using mattress stitch. The narrow stocking stitch neckband is picked up and worked to twice its finished length before being turned under to the WS of the garment, then fastened and finished in one step using a simple crochet chain worked from the RS.
For Short Sleeve version: The reverse stocking stitch sleeves are worked in the round from stitches picked up around the armhole edge, and the sleeve caps are shaped using short rows. Each sleeve cuff is then worked to twice its finished length before being folded over to form a faced hem. The live sleeve stitches are sewn to the outside of the sleeve, then the faced cuff is turned up and tacked in place.
For 3/4 Sleeve version*: Reverse stocking stitch sleeves are worked flat from the bottom up and seamed
*this pattern is available as a hardcopy only at this time