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Corona Borealis

Knitting
July 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch/stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1722 - 2679 yards (1575 - 2450 m)
To fit 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58 inch full bust measurment
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Special offer: to celebrate the release of the PDF versions the Corona Borealis pattern is available with a 20% discount until the 7th of March, when the price will increase to £5.00.

You may prefer instead to pre-order the ebook version of Stranded Knits by choosing the higher-priced option shown. This is available with a 20% pre-order discount until the full ebook is avalable, when the price will increase to £15.00. During the pre-order period you will receive each pattern from Stranded Knits as I release the PDF versions over a period of 10 weeks. Then you will receive the full ebook when I release the final PDF pattern. The full ebook will include the complete text, illustrated tutorials and patterns which comprise the print version of Stranded Knits.

Corona Borealis is one of 16 glorious designs in Stranded Knits, a superb technique manual and pattern collection that Ann created for Rowan Yarns. The book is available from Rowan stockists.

The sweater is knitted from the top down in rounds, with short rows both above and below the colourwork to scoop the front neck. Side shaping also makes for a flattering fit.

With a relatively short section of colourwork this is a great project for beginning colourwork knitters.

The sizing given above is for the wearer’s actual full bust measurement. The finished sweater includes 4 to 8.5cm/1.5 to 3.25 inches of positive ease.

The given tension/gauge is after blocking. Please note that Felted Tweed DK is akin to a US sportweight/heavy fingering.