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BRANDO

Knitting
October 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1000 - 1600 yards (914 - 1463 m)
38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)"
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One of the qualities I admire most about Marlon Brando was his versatility. A masculine man’s man that was rough around the edges but whom took his art very seriously. I have always wanted to design a sweater inspired by Mr. Brando that prop- erly captured his bold personality, rustic masculinity, and clean, handsome style.

Brando is worked in pieces from the bottom up and then seamed for stability. Using a smaller needle for the wide rib- bing at the hem and cuffs adds just a touch of shaping without changing the silhouette of the comfy sweater.

Remember to choose a size based on the measurement of the widest part of your torso, be that your stomach or chest. This
will ensure a proper fit all around. Also note, Brando should be worked with 2-4 inches of ease for a loose fit.

Remember, when working with a yarn such as WATERshed, checking gauge and blocking the gauge swatch is very impor- tant. The yarn has a tendency to grow a small amount, which is completely normal, but gauge measurements should always be taken from a blocked swatch.

Measurements:
Chest: 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)”
Length: 24 (24½, 25, 25½, 26, 26½, 27)”
Width of Sleeves at Underarm: 15 (15½, 16, 16½, 17, 17½, 18)”

Materials:
WATERshed (Worsted Weight)
Shown in Color: GATEHOUSE #951 10 (11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 16) skeins or 1010 (1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1600, 1600) yds.

Needles:
US 4 3.5 mm
US 6 4.0 mm

Notions:
Stitch Markers
Stitch Holders or Waste Yarn
Tapestry Needle

Gauge:
19 Stitches and 28 rows = 4” Square in Stockinette Stitch, Lightly Blocked.
For Proper Fit, Take Time to Check Gauge!