Grey Leaves by Cheryl Chow
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Grey Leaves

Knitting
October 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
910 - 1610 yards (832 - 1472 m)
Finished bust circumference of 34.5 (36.25, 38.25, 40.5) (42.5, 44.25, 46.25) (48, 50.5, 52.25) inches
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Grey Leaves cardigan is worked from the bottom-up in worsted weight yarn. The raglan shaping allows this cardigan to be worked in one piece and the high collar keeps you warm in the cold months of winter. Lace pockets are worked after the cardigan is complete and a tutorial is included for creating them.

NOTE: Cable and leaf pattern is both charted and written.

Skills Required
• knit, purl
• knit/purl through back loop
• cables
• lace
• increasing, decreasing
• working in the round
• picking up stitches
• buttonholes
• sewing on buttons

Size
• Finished bust circumference of 34.5 (36.25, 38.25, 40.5) (42.5, 44.25, 46.25) (48, 50.5, 52.25) inches
• Finished length of 23 (23.75, 24, 24.25) (25, 25.5, 25.75) (26.5, 27, 27.5) inches
• Intended to have 2 to 4 inches of positive ease (choose a finished bust size of 2 to 4 inches larger than your actual bust size).

Yarn Requirements
Worsted weight wool yarn.
910 (980, 1040, 1110) (1200, 1280, 1350) (1430, 1530, 1610) yards

Sample knit in size 36.25 with 4 balls of Imperial Yarn Erin; 100% wool; 245 yards in 113g (4oz); color 02 Pearl Grey.

Gauge
17 sts and 24 rows on needle size US7 (4.5mm) in stockinette is 4” (10cm)

Gauge should be met both in the round and flat.

Needle Size
• Size US7 (4.5mm) 40” circular needle for body worked flat

Or needle size needed to get gauge

Other Materials
• 4 removable stitch markers
• 2 stitch holders or waste yarn
• Tapestry needle
• 10 (10, 10, 10) (10, 11, 11) (11, 11, 11) - ¾” buttons. Sample uses Elan 21mm 4-Hole Btn, Dutch Silver (152111)