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Frontenac

Julie Hoover
Knitting
November 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
775 - 1060 yards (709 - 969 m)
To fit 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42)" bust
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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
Finished bust circumference 37 (39, 41½, 43½, 45½, 47½)” allowing for 1 selvedge stitch at each edge
To fit 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42)” bust
The fit of this vest is loose, with an average of +5” ease around the bust line
Size shown on model is 39” with +6” of ease at bust

YARN
Jones & Vandermeer Clever Camel
100% Baby Camel
110 yards / 100 meters per 50 gram skein
5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 7) skeins Main Color (MC) or approximately
475 (500, 560, 585, 610, 670) yards
3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4) skeins Contrasting Color (CC) or approximately 300 (315, 350, 370, 385, 420) yards
Sample photographed in colors Snowden Grey (MC) and Carbon (CC)

GAUGE
15.5 stitches and 23 rows in stockinette = 4”/10 cm;
measured over finished and blocked fabric
Note: Pattern is written for a working gauge of 16 stitches and 24 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette

GAUGE NEEDLE
One each 24” and 16” circular needles
5.5 mm (US size 9) or size needed to obtain gauge listed

OTHER MATERIALS
Cable needle, blunt tapestry needle

SKILL LEVEL
Advanced Beginner