Argus by Leila Raabe

Argus

Knitting
October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles, after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
960 - 1680 yards (878 - 1536 m)
32½ (36½, 40½, 43½, 47½, 51½, 55½, 59½)" [82.5 (92.5, 103, 110.5, 120.5, 131, 141, 151) cm] bust circumference
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In fuzzy, warm wool/alpaca Owl, Argus is a comforting knit. A lattice of textured stitches travel down the center front and through the ribbed hem of this relaxed fit pullover, which utilizes Elizabeth Doherty’s top-down method of beautifully shaped set-in sleeves.

Shown in size 36½“ / 92.5 cm on a 31” / 79 cm, 5’7½” / 171.5 cm tall model (5½“/ 14 cm positive ease)

yarn
owl / albertine 306
8 (9, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins

needles
24” circular in size US 7 / 4.5 mm
32” circular in size US 8 / 5 mm
16” and 32” circulars in size US 9 / 5.5 mm
set dpns in sizes US 8 and 9 / 5 mm and 5.5 mm

skills required
Long-tail cast on, cables, picking up stitches, top-down set-in sleeve, wrap-and-turn short rows, seaming (links provided), increasing, decreasing, cables, knitting in the round.