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Cypress

Knitting
February 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Textured Stitch Pattern with Size A needles, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
700 - 1175 yards (640 - 1074 m)
32 (35½, 39, 42½, 46, 49½)" finished bust circumference, seamed
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MATERIALS
Approximately 700 (775, 875, 970, 1080, 1175) yards of worsted weight wool yarn
5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Artifact

GAUGE
Finished Gauge:
18 stitches & 28 rows = 4” in Textured Stitch Pattern with Size A needles, after blocking

NEEDLES
Size A (for Main Body):
One 32” circular (or pair of straights) in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size B (for Tubular Cast On and Bands):
One each 16” and 32” circular needles, four sizes smaller than Size A needles
Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)

Size C (for Ribbing and Bands):
One each 16” and 32” circular needles, three sizes smaller than Size A needles
Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)

Size D (For Bands):
One each 16” and 32” circular needles, two sizes smaller than Size A needles
Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)

If using the Magic Loop method for working Armhole Edgings in the round, the Size B, C, and D 32” circular needles can be used and the Size B, C, and D 16” circular needles omitted.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
32 (35½, 39, 42½, 46, 49½)” finished bust circumference, seamed
Intended Ease: +2-4”
Sample shown is size 35½” with + 1½” ease on model

SKILL LEVEL
3 of 5