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Idlewild

Knitting
September 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1000 - 1550 yards (914 - 1417 m)
33 (36¾, 40½, 44¼, 48, 51¾)" circumference at bust, seamed
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MATERIALS
Approximately 1000 (1080, 1160, 1290, 1405, 1550) yards of worsted weight wool yarn
8 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Truffle Hunt

GAUGE
17 stitches & 28 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking
18-stitch Cable Panel measures 3¾” wide, after blocking

NEEDLES
Size A (for Main Fabric):
One 40” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size B (for Neck Ribbing):
One 24” circular needle two sizes smaller than Size A needle
Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)

Size C (for Cuff Ribbing):
One 32” circular needle or one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) one size smaller than Size A needle
(32” circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using Magic Loop Method)
Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

Finished Dimensions
33 (36¾, 40½, 44¼, 48, 51¾)” circumference at bust, seamed
Intended Ease: + 3-4”
Sample shown is size 40½” with + 7½” ease on model
(garment shown with slightly ease than suggested)

SKILL LEVEL
3 of 5

PLEASE NOTE: pattern stitches are charted only.