Boum by Kiyomi Burgin
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Boum

Knitting
May 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in over stocking stitch on 4 mm needles after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
781 - 1041 yards (714 - 952 m)
Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
Finished bust: 87 (93, 98.5, 104.5, 110.5, 116, 122) cm / 34¼ (36½, 38¾, 41¼, 43½, 45½, 48)” – to be worn with 2.5-10 cm / 1-4” positive ease
Model has 81.5 cm / 32” bust, stands 175 cm / 5’9” tall, and is wearing size 2.

Yarn: Julie Asselin Leizu DK (DK weight; 90% superwash
merino wool, 10% silk; 238 m / 260 yds per 115 g skein)
Shades:
A: Alcott; 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins
B: Biarritz; 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2) skeins

Gauge: 21 sts & 27 rows = 10 cm / 4” over stocking stitch
on 4 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle, 80 cm (40”) length AND 40 cm (16”) length
4 mm / US 6 circular needle, 80 cm (40”) length
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 1 stitch marker, large stitch holders or scrap yarn, spare circular needle in any size smaller than smallest needle size used in pattern and any length, eg. 3.5 mm / US 4, 40 cm / 16”

Notes: Boum is worked in the round from the bottom up to the armholes, before splitting the Front and Back to work separately in rows. Stitches are then picked up to finish the neck and armhole openings