Elephanteau by Maude L. Baril
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Elephanteau

Knitting
April 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
31 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
900 - 1080 yards (823 - 988 m)
Chest: 17 (18 1⁄2, 20 1⁄4, 21 3⁄4, 23 1⁄4, 24 3⁄4, 26 1⁄4)" / 43 (47, 51.5, 55, 59, 63, 66.5) cm
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Finished measurements:
Chest: 17 (18 1⁄2, 20 1⁄4, 21 3⁄4, 23 1⁄4, 24 3⁄4, 26 1⁄4)” / 43 (47, 51.5, 55, 59, 63, 66.5) cm
Length: 8 3⁄4 (9 3⁄4, 10 1⁄4, 11, 11 1⁄2, 12 1⁄2, 13)” / 22 (25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 33) cm

Shown in size 17” / 43 cm and 26 1/4” / 66.5 cm

Suggested yarn:
Dale Garn Baby Ull (180 yd / 165 m per 1 3⁄4 oz / 50 g skein; 100% Superwash Merino Wool):
2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3) skeins in #5711 Light Grey (A)
1 skein each in #3718 Tomato Red (B), #5726 Bright Blue (C), and #5545 Deep Blue (D)

Needles:
Size 1 1⁄2 US / 2.5 mm circular needle, 16–24”/40–60cm long, depending on chest size and needle(s) in preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round.
Size 1 US / 2.25 mm circular needle, 16–24”/40–60cm long, depending on chest size and needle(s) in preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions:
Stitch markers, tapestry needle,
2 (2, 2, 2, 4, 4, 4) buttons 3⁄4” / 19 mm diameter