The tree of life is an enduring and powerful symbol that has inspired artists since ancient times. Though it exists in most mythologies, I particularly associate it with Celtic traditions, and have worked to embody that in this design.
To fit 32(34:36:38:40:42:44:46:48:50:52: 54:56:58)” chest. The finished chest measurements include 3–7cm/1¼ –2¾” of positive ease.
Sportweight/light DK weight yarn with approximately 230 metres/252 yards per 100g. See the table below for the number of 100g balls/skeins required in each size.
The pictured sample was knitted with baa ram ewe ‘Dovestone DK’ in Chevin.
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
4mm/US 6 needles for flat knitting with long rows and small diameter circular knitting.
8 buttons: 20mm/¾” size.
22 sts and 30 rows/rounds per 10cm/4″ in blocked stocking stitch/stockinette.
Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve the specified tension.