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Forester

Knitting
March 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 13 - 9.0 mm
845 - 1355 yards (773 - 1239 m)
36¼ (39¼, 42¼, 45, 48, 51, 53¾, 56¾)” bust circumference
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MATERIALS
Approximately 845 (915, 970, 1080, 1145, 1205, 1295, 1355) yards of worsted-weight wool yarn in EACH of two different colors
6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% US Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50g) in EACH of two different colors
Photographed in Fossil and Sweatshirt

GAUGE
11 stitches & 18 rounds = 4” in Stockinette Stitch with Gauge Needle, using 2 strands of yarn held together as one (1 strand of each color), both before and after blocking
Approximately 4½ stitches = 1” in 2x2 Ribbing (for Collar), with Gauge needle, relaxed after blocking

NEEDLES
One 16”, 24”, and 32” circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain gauge listed above (Suggested Size: US 11/8 mm)
One 16” circular needle one size larger than Gauge Needle (Suggested Size: US 13/9 mm)
Note: DPNs may be eliminated if you prefer to use another method for small-circumference knitting, such as Magic Loop or 2 circulars

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
36¼ (39¼, 42¼, 45, 48, 51, 53¾, 56¾)” bust circumference Suggested ease: +3-5”
Sample is shown in size 39¼” with +5” of ease on model

SKILL LEVEL
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