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Foxtail

Knitting
January 2006
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
786 - 1179 yards (719 - 1078 m)

SUMMARY: Foxtail is a single-button, A-line, v-neck, high-hip length cardigan sweater. The body of the sweater is knit in one piece from the cast-on edge up to the underarms, with moderate shaping, then cast-off. The sleeves and yoke portion are knit as one piece from one cast-on sleeve edge, across the yoke and neck area, down to the other cast-off sleeve edge. These two pieces are then seamed together to make the completed sweater. The sleeves fall to mid-lower arm and do not have a cuff. The ‘hemline’, body and neck edges feature a stockinette stitch ‘ribbing’ that is picked-up and knit-on in the finishing stages.

SIZES: Small (Medium, Large, Extra Large) / 8-10 (12-14, 16-18, 20-22).

TO FIT BUST: 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46)”/ 82-87 (92-97, 102-107, 112-117) cm

YARN REQUIREMENTS: Light-weight yarn, 786 (917, 1048, 1179) yds / 6 (7, 8, 9) skeins.

SHOWN IN: Rowan Tapestry, #175 Moorland.

CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES: increasing and decreasing in knitting, back stitch or mattress stitch seaming and picking-up stitches for edging.

NOTIONS: one Kilt pin – 00414, (large, square-headed, gunmetal grey).