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Chesterfield

Knitting
July 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in circular stockinette stitch with size A needles using 2 strands of yarn, after blocking
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
2120 - 3870 yards (1939 - 3539 m)
38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58)" Circumference at chest/bust
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MATERIALS
Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:

Version I:
280 (305, 325, 345, 375, 390) yards each of A and B (for lower section)
65 (70, 75, 80, 85, 90) yards each of C and D (for stripe)
890 (990, 1100, 1195, 1320, 1455) yards each of D and E (for upper section)

Version II:
290 (320, 340, 360, 385, 405) yards each of A and B (for lower section)
70 (75, 80 , 85, 90, 95) yards each of C and D (for stripe)
885 (980, 1090, 1185, 1310, 1445) yards each of E and F (for upper section)

Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50 g):
Version I: 2 skeins each of A and B; 1 skein each of C and D; 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins each of E and F

Version II: 2 skeins each of A and B; 1 skein each of C and D; 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins each of E and F

Version I photographed in Fossil (A), Snowbound (B), Sweatshirt (C), Soot (D & E), and Cast Iron (F)

Version II photographed in Fossil (A), Woodsmoke (B & C), Barn Owl (D & E), and Nest (F)

It is possible to combine anywhere from three to six colors (for example, A and B, or B and C, could be the same color); remember that the yarn must be held double throughout. If you wish to use the same color in different sections, add up the yardages to find the amount of yarn you will need.

GAUGE
16 stitches and 27 rounds = 4” in circular stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s) using 2 strands of yarn, after blocking

NEEDLES
Size A (for Main Fabric):
One each 32”, 24” and 16” circular needles and DPNs* in size needed to obtain gauge listed above
Suggested Size: 5½ mm (US 9)

Size B (for Tubular Cast On, Ribbing, and Collar):
One each 32” and 16” circular needle and DPNs in one size smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size C (for Collar Only):
One 16” circular needle one size larger than Needle A
Suggested Size: 6 mm (US 10)

32” needle can be used instead of DPNs if using Magic Loop Method

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58)” Circumference at chest/bust
Intended Ease: + 4-6”
Version I Sample shown is size 46” with +5” ease on model; Version II Sample shown is size 42” with +9” ease on model

SKILL LEVEL
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