Frontenac by Julie Hoover

Frontenac

Knitting
November 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
775 - 1090 yards (709 - 997 m)
37 (39½, 41½, 43½, 45½, 47½)" finished bust circumference
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From the lush collar hugging the neck to the long hem falling at mid-thigh, this loose-fitting tunic vest is the epitome of style. Details include two front pockets and the back is knitted in a contrasting yarn for a block of unexpected color viewed from the side or rear. Can be worn layered or alone.

SIZES
37 (39½, 41½, 43½, 45½, 47½)“ finished bust circumference
Model wearing size 39ó“ with +6½” of ease

YARN
Jones & Vandermeer Clever Camel
100% Baby Camel110 yards / 100 meters per 50 g skein

5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 7) skeins Main Color (MC)
475 (500, 560, 585, 610, 670) yards

3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4) skeins Contrasting Color (CC)
300 (315, 350, 370, 385, 420) yards

Sample photographed in colors Snowden Grey (MC) and Carbon (CC)

GAUGE
15½ stitches & 23 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch with Needle A, after blocking

NEEDLE A (for Main Fabric)
One 24” circular needle5.5 mm / US size 9 or size needed to obtain gauge listed

NEEDLE B (for Ribbing)
One 16” circular needle one size smaller than Needle A5 mm / US size 8

OTHER MATERIALS
Cable needle (CN), stitch holders or waste yarn, removeable stitch markers, blunt tapestry needle, T-pins and blocking wires (optional but recommended)

SKILL LEVEL
3 of 5