Aster by Dawn Catanzaro
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Aster

Knitting
March 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch with smaller needles, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
380 - 608 yards (347 - 556 m)
28½ (31½, 34½, 37½, 40½, 43½, 46½, 49½)" [72.5 (80, 87.5, 95.5, 103, 110.5, 118, 125.5) cm] bust circumference
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Shown in size 31½” / 85 cm with ½” / 1.5 cm negative ease

yarn
kestrel / senza 500 / 5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins

needles
pair in sizes US 8 and US 9 / 5.5 mm
one spare needle in size US 8 / 5 mm

notes
Tank is knitted from the bottom up in two pieces, then seamed at sides. Sides are shaped with decreases, and darts in the back provide a nice silhouette. In the garter yoke, edge stitches are slipped in lieu of trim.

skills required
Long-tail cast on, three-needle bind off, seaming (links provided); increasing, decreasing.