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Breton

Knitting
September 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch; after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
1100 - 1800 yards (1006 - 1646 m)
32½ (36, 40, 43½, 47, 51)" finished (blocked and seamed) garment at bust
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MATERIALS
Two colors of fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:
Background Color (BC): 830 (915, 1030, 1120, 1270, 1380) yards
Stripe Color (SC): 270 (290, 320, 360, 385, 415) yards

Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 275 yards/50g); 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins of BC; 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) of SC
Photographed in colors Fossil (BC) & Cast Iron (SC)

GAUGE
Working and Finished Gauge: 26 stitches & 40 rows = 4” in Stockinette Stitch with Gauge Needle, relaxed after blocking

NEEDLES
Size A (Gauge Needle): One 32” circular or pair of straight needles in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 3¼ mm (US 3)

Size B: One 16”circular two sizes smaller than Gauge Needle
Suggested Size: 2¾ mm (US 2)

Size C: One 16” circular three sizes smaller than Gauge Needle
Suggested Size: 2¼ mm (US 1)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
32½ (36, 40, 43½, 47, 51)” finished (blocked and seamed) garment at bust
Suggested ease: 1-3”
Sample shown is size 36” with +3” of ease on model

SKILL LEVEL
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