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Biston

Knitting
June 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Reverse Stockinette Stitch, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
945 - 1245 yards (864 - 1138 m)
28 (29, 31, 32, 34)" finished (blocked) body length measurement, to fit bust measurement of 34 (36, 40, 44, 48)"
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Errata available: brooklyntweed.net

MATERIALS
Approximately 945 (995, 1085, 1150, 1245) yards of fingering weight wool yarn
4 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee- Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g)
Photographed in color “Soot”

GAUGE
Working Gauge: 24 stitches & 32 rows = 4” in Reverse Stockinette Stitch (purl on RS; knit on WS) with Gauge Needle; before blocking

Finished Gauge: 23 stitches & 32 rows = 4” in Reverse Stockinette Stitch with Gauge Needle; measurement taken from relaxed fabric after blocking (with no stretch)

NEEDLES
One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed above
One 32” circular needle one size smaller than Gauge Needle
Suggested Sizes: 3¾ mm (US 5) & 3½ mm (US 4)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
28 (29, 31, 32, 34)” finished (blocked) body length measurement, suggested to fit bodies with bust measurement of 34 (36, 40, 44, 48)”
Sample shown is size 28” on a model with 35” bust

SKILL LEVEL
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