Ambrosia by Gudrun Johnston
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Ambrosia

Knitting
December 2012
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
760 - 1420 yards (695 - 1298 m)
27 (29 ½, 32 ¼, 35, 37 ½, 40 ¼, 43, 45 ½, 48 ¼, 51)"
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This hooded, yoked cardigan is worked from the bottom up with sleeves and body
joined at the underarm. The garter stitch band is picked up along the fronts and
around the hood.

Finished measurements
27 (29 ½, 32 ¼, 35, 37 ½, 40 ¼, 43, 45 ½, 48 ¼, 51)” 68.5 (75, 82, 89,
95.5, 102, 109, 115.5, 122.5, 129.5)
cm bust circumference
Shown in 32 ¼” 82 cm with 2 ¼” 5.75 cm positive ease and 35” 95.5 cm
with 1” 2.5 cm negative ease.

Yarn
Puffin by Quince & Co.
(100% American wool; 112 yd 102 m/100 g)
• 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 12, 13) skeins Carrie’s Yellow 125 (32 ¼”) or
Kittywake (35”)
Or 760 (830, 890, 985, 1050, 1115, 1200, 1275, 1340, 1420) yd chunky
weight yarn.

Needles
• One 40” circular needle (circ) in size US 11 8mm
• One set double-pointed needles (dpns) in size US 11 8mm or use 40”
circ to work magic loop for sleeves
• One 40” circ in size US 10 ½ 6.5mm
• Cable needle (optional)
Or size to obtain gauge

Notions
• Stitch markers (m)
• Stitch holders or waste yarn
• Four 4” strips of contrasting color yarn in a similar weight to working yarn
• Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
• 3 toggle buttons 2 ¼” long

Gauge
12 sts and 17 rows= 4” 10 cm in stockinette st with larger needles, after blocking.
11 sts and 24 rows= 4” 10 cm in garter st with larger needles, after blocking.
11 sts and 22 rows= 4” 10 cm in floating hexagon pattern with larger needles,
after blocking.