Bombus by Miriam Jarrs
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Bombus

Knitting
February 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Bubble pattern on 3.5 mm needles after blocking
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1433 - 2292 yards (1310 - 2096 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)
Errata available: pompommag.com

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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5)

Finished bust circumference: 83 (89, 101,110, 122) cm / 33¾ (36, 40¾, 44¼, 49)” – to be worn with up to 10 cm / 4” positive ease
Model has 90 cm / 35 ½” bust, stands 165cm / 5’5” tall, and is wearing size 2.

Yarn: Welthase Tweed DK (DK / light worsted weight, 100% Merino wool, 225 m / 246 yds per 100g skein)
A: Nude; 5 (6, 7, 7, 8) skeins
Welthase BFL Sporty DK (DK / light worsted weight, 100% Bluefaced Leicester wool, 262 m / 286 yds per skein)
B: Sage; approx. 2.5 m / 3 yds
E: Porcelain; approx. 1 m / 1 yd
Welthase Merino DK (DK / light worsted weight, 100% merino, 225 m / 246 yds per 100g skein)
C: Plum Blossom; approx. 2.5 m / 3 yds
D: Bellini; approx. 2.5 m / 3 yds
F: Rosen; approx. 1 m / 1 yd
G: Felicity; approx. 1 m / 1 yd

Gauge: 20 sts x 34 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Bubble pattern on 3.5 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 3 mm / US 2½ AND 3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle, minimum 80 cm (32”) length
3 mm / US 2½ AND 3.5 mm / US 4 knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round. Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: Smooth DK weight scrap yarn and crochet hook for provisional cast on, 8 stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holders, 6 (6, 6, 7, 7) buttons 2 cm / ¾” diameter

Notes: Bombus is knitted from the top down in one piece with raglan increases and picked up stitches for the fronts. Short rows add shaping across the neckline and lower back and increases are incorporated invisibly into the cable sections. To add volume at the middle of the back, the rate of decreases is increased.