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#05 Wheat Stitch Crewneck

Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 1988
Knitting
Nomotta/Leisure Arts Alpha cotton
Light Fingering / 3 ply ?
27 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches in wheat st
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
2100 - 2500 yards (1920 - 2286 m)
30-32 (34-36, 38-40, 42-44, 46-48)"/76-81 (86-91, 96-101, 106-112, 116-122) cm

“A few rows of green highlight the neck, cuffs, and rib of Nancy Marchant’s man’s crewneck pull.”

Difficulty level and description: Intermediate. Man’s or woman’s oversized, wheat stitch pullover with drop shoulders and foldover crewneck.

Knitted bust/chest measurements: 40 (43, 46, 49.5, 53)”/99 (108, 116, 124, 132) cm.

Yarn color requirements:
1200-1400 yd/1080-1260 m navy
900-1100 yd/810-990 m ecru
Small amounts of bright green or any bright color waste yarn

Other materials: US2 (2.75mm) circular needle, 16”/40 cm, cable needle.

NB: Yarn has been discontinued.

Pages 46, 84.