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Amherst

Knitting
May 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in reverse stockinette stitch with size A needle, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
925 - 1680 yards (846 - 1536 m)
33 (35½, 39, 43½, 48, 51½)" finished garment at bust
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MATERIALS
Approximately 925 (1050, 1185, 1340, 1510, 1680) yards of worsted weight wool yarn
7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Barn Owl

GAUGE
Working Gauge:
24 stitches & 28 rows = 4” in Cable Twist Ribbing with Size A needle; before blocking
20 stitches & 28 rows = 4” in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle; before blocking
24 stitches & 28 rows = 4” in Tudor Grillwork Cable pattern with Size A needle; before blocking

Finished Gauge:
22 stitches & 28 rows = 4” in Cable Twist Ribbing with Size A needle; after blocking
18 stitches & 28 rows = 4” in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle; after blocking
20 stitches & 28 rows = 4” in Tudor Grillwork Cable pattern with Size A needle; after blocking

NEEDLES
Size A (for garment pieces):
One pair of straight needles or one 32” long circular needle in size needed to obtain gauges listed
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size B (for section of Yoke, Edging and Bands):
One each 16” and 24” long circular needles one size smaller than Size A Needle
Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
33 (35½, 39, 43½, 48, 51½)” finished garment at bust
Intended Ease: +2-4”
Sample shown is size 35½” with 1½” ease on model

SKILL LEVEL
3 of 5

Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.