8 Days a Week by Mary Annarella
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8 Days a Week

Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
900 - 1660 yards (823 - 1518 m)
29(32, 35, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50)" finished bust
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Worked seamlessly from the Top-Down and almost entirely in the round, the set-in sleeves of the pullover are created simultaneously with the upper bodice in a technique originally described by Barbara Walker (a photo tutorial is included in the pattern). Mini faux-cables accent the cowl neck and hem, and run along the length of the set-in sleeves.

Shaping is accomplished via princess darts to allow for maximum flexibility for customizing the shaping. The garment is intended to be worn with anywhere from -1” to +2” of ease at the bust, so choose a size that is closest to your bust measurement. The pattern also includes a “Some Thoughts About Fit” section for more information on knitting to suit your fit preferences as well a tutorial on horizontal bust darts (in a separate file) for those wishing to add them.

Wear it with a pencil skirt, jeans, whatever--a basic cowl neck looks and feels wonderful any day of the week:)

Sizes 29(32, 35, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50)” finished bust sizes require:
4(4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins Swan’s Island Pure Blends Worsted (250 yds/skein, colorway Seasmoke), or
5(5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins Madelinetosh Tosh DK (225 yds/skein, colorway Robins Egg) or approximately
900(985, 1075, 1185, 1295, 1410, 1535, 1660) yards of DK weight/light worsted weight yarn.