August Sky by Maria Olson
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August Sky

Knitting
May 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Lace Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
720 - 1200 yards (658 - 1097 m)
Finished Bust: 27.5 (30, 32, 34.5, 36.5)(39, 41, 43.5, 47)" / 70 (76, 81, 87.5, 93)(99, 104, 110.5, 119) cm
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August Sky is a top down pullover worked in an easy all over lace pattern, accented with ribbing, and just warm enough to ward off a summer evening chill. The deep blue color coupled with the lace pattern reminds me of the summer night sky sprinkled with stars.

Finished Bust Measurements
27.5 (30, 32, 34.5, 36.5)(39, 41, 43.5, 47)” / 70 (76, 81, 87.5, 93)(99, 104, 110.5, 119) cm

Recommended Fit
0 - 3”/7.5 cm negative ease

Yarn
Approximately 720 (775, 825, 900,950)(1000, 1050, 1125, 1200) yds / 660 (710, 755,825, 870)(920, 960, 1025, 1100) m fingering/fine sport weight yarn

Needles

  • US 5/3.75 mm 16” & 24” or longer circular needle
  • US 5/3.75 mm double pointed needles
  • US 8/5.0 mm 16” & 24” or longer circular needle
  • US 8/5.0 mm double pointed needles

Notions

  • Tapestry needle
  • 4 stitch markers

Gauge

  • Ribbing: 24 stitches and 36 rows = 4”/10 cm square after blocking on US 5/3.75 mm needles
  • Lace Pattern: 21 stitches and 28 rows = 4”/10 cm square after blocking on US 8/5.0 mm needles