Auster (Hers) by Michele Wang
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Auster (Hers)

Knitting
September 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1650 - 2450 yards (1509 - 2240 m)
47 (54½, 62, 69½)" [119.5 (138.5, 157.5, 176.5) cm] circumference at lower edge; sized to fit approximately 32–36 (38–42, 44–48, 50–54)" [81.5–91.5 (96.5–106.5, 112–122, 127–137) cm] bust
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For effortless cozy style, look no further than this A-line turtleneck with dramatic kimono sleeves. Auster features attractive branching cables layered over a tracery of diamonds; the sleeves are worked in reverse stockinette. An extra deep raglan shoulder draws the eye upward and creates a tidy fit at the shoulders to balance the width of the double-ribbed hem. Worked in Quarry, this poncho-style pullover will knit up quickly and pair well with slim trousers.

Yardage

1650 (1850, 2060, 2450) yards of chunky weight yarn

Yarn

9 (10, 11, 13) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Quarry (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool, 200 yards/100 grams)
Sample photographed in color Moonstone

Gauge

14 stitches & 22 rows = 4” in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking 17 stitches & 19 rows = 4” in Vine Chart pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking
One 22-stitch repeat from Vine Chart measures 5¼” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Needles

Size A (for Main Fabric)
One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 6½ mm (US 10½)

Size B (for Ribbing)
One each 16” and 32” circular needles, one size smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 6 mm (US 10)

Size C (optional; for Sleeve Tubular Cast On only)
One 32” circular needle, one size smaller than Size B
Suggested Size: 5½ mm (US 9)

Note: If you have adjusted the needle size to obtain the correct gauge, it may or may not be necessary to make a matching adjustment to the needle size used for Tubular Cast On due to variance in individual work. You may wish to test your chosen cast-on method on your swatch.

Finished Dimensions

47 (54½, 62, 69½)” / 119.5 (138.5, 157.5, 176.5) cm circumference at lower edge; sized to fit approximately 32–36 (38–42, 44–48, 50–54)” / 81.5–91.5 (96.5–106.5, 112–122, 127–137) cm bust
Sample shown is size 47” (119.5 cm) on model with 34” (86.5 cm) bust

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:
2x2 Tubular Cast On
Sloped Bind Off
Binding Off Over Cabled Fabrics

Skill Level

3 out of 5

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