Erskine by Bristol Ivy

Erskine

Knitting
August 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20.5 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in body on Needle A, after lace blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1600 - 2400 yards (1463 - 2195 m)
58 (62 1/2, 67 1/4, 72 1/2, 77, 81 3/4, 88, 92)” (147.5 (159, 171, 184, 196.5, 207.5, 223.5, 233.5) cm) bust circumference, after seaming and blocking
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Elegant lace, effortless shape, unexpected angles.

Finished Measurements
58 (62 1/2, 67 1/4, 72 1/2, 77, 81 3/4, 88, 92)” (147.5 (159, 171, 184, 196.5, 207.5, 223.5, 233.5) cm) bust circumference, after seaming and blocking
Third size shown on 39 1/2” (100.5 cm) bust, with 27 3/4” (70.5 cm) positive ease

Yarn
Studio Sock by Neighborhood Fiber Co. (100% merino; 400 yds (366 m)/114 g)
4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins in Outerloop Yarn Club April 2019 colorway

Needles
Needle A: one 24-32” (60-80 cm) circular needle (circ) or set of straight needles for stockinette in body of sweater, and set of double-pointed needles (dpns) or preferred needle for small-circumference knitting for sleeves; recommended size: US 6 (4 mm)
Needle B: one 24-32” 60-80 cm circ, one 16” (40 cm) circ, and set of dpns or preferred needle for small-circumference knitting for lace and ribbing; recommended size: US 4 (3.5 mm)

Gauge
20 1/2 sts and 36 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette in body of sweater on Needle A, after lace blocking
27 sts and 34 rows/rnds = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette in sleeves of sweater on Needle A, after relaxed blocking
20 1/2 sts and 29 rows/rnds = 4” (10 cm) in lace on Needle B, after blocking

Please note: though the body and the sleeves of Erskine are knit to the same pre-blocking gauge, they are blocked very differently and will have different resulting post-blocking gauges. The body will be blocked and stretched as for lace, and the sleeves will be laid flat with no stretching.