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Britannic

Knitting
February 2014
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1200 - 1750 yards (1097 - 1600 m)
XS-XL
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This is a classic fisherman’s sweater from Bretagne, but shaped for the female form and knit with the latest bottom-up, contiguous technique. This ensures a perfect fit around the shoulders. It has a gentle aA-line, narrow sleeves and a slightly deepened crew neck line.
It’s knit in the round, bottom-up, the picked-up and knit neckband is in stockinette. The hems are left free to roll up gently.
The silk in the yarn makes for a great drape.

design features:
A-line
in the round
stockinette
stripes
contiguous sleeve/shoulders bottom-up

sizes:
XS (S, M, L, XL) (72/76, 80/86, 91/96, 102/106, 111/116) cm (28/30, 32/34, 36/38, 40/42, 44/46)inch bust circumference.

finished measurements armpit (laid flat): 37(42, 47, 52, 57) cm 15 (17, 19, 21, 23)”.
finished length: 51(53, 55, 57, 59)cm/ 20.1, 20.9, 21.7, 22.4, 23.2)”.
sample garment: model is 1.80m/5’11”, size S, and is wearing a lengthened M.

yarn:
MC: madelinetosh pashmina (Sport/5ply 75% Merino, 15% Silk, 10% Cashmere
360 yards/117 grams) 3(3, 3, 3, 4) skeins Antler
CC: madelinetosh tml (Fingering/4ply 100% Merino 420 yards/100 grams) 1 skein
Alternatives: many fingering/sport yarns will work, for example sock yarns, Drops Cotton Merino, etc. Silk or vegetable content in the MC will help your drape.