Gus by Julie Hoover
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Gus

Knitting
October 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1185 - 1885 yards (1084 - 1724 m)
39½ (43¼, 46½, 50, 53¼, 56½)" finished bust circumference
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An open-front cardigan featuring Woolfolk’s LUFT yarn. Gus is worked from the bottom up in pieces with beautiful details such as loose inset pockets and full-fashioned back shoulder shaping. The front bands are worked continuously using a combination of ribbing and incorporated I-cord edge stitches that travel up through the collar.

Sizes
39½ (43¼, 46½, 50, 53¼, 56½)“ finished bust circumference
Model wearing size 43¼” in L4 with +10¼“ ease and wearing 46½ in L6 with +13½” ease

Yarn
Woolfolk LUFT
55% Ovis 21 Ultimate Merino®, 45% Organic Pima Cotton
109 yards / 100 meters per 50 g skein
11 (12, 14, 15, 17, 18) skeins
1185 (1290, 1455, 1585, 1750, 1885) yards
Sample photographed in colors L6 (black) and L4 (ochre)

Finished Gauge
14 stitches and 23 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch, after blocking

Needle A (for Main Fabric)
24” circular needle
5.5 mm / US 9 or size needed to obtain gauge listed

Needle B (for Ribbing)
24” circular needle
5 mm / US 8

Other Materials
Cable Needle (CN), stitch holders or waste yarn, blunt tapestry needle, blocking wires & T-pins (optional but recommended)

Skill Level
3 of 5