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Kearsarge

Knitting
April 2008
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch and basketweave stitch using large needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1096 - 1950 yards (1002 - 1783 m)
Chest 36 (38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 49)" (91 [96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112, 117, 124.5]cm)

Pattern Description from A Fine Fleece: “The concept for this pullover is intended to be pure country, whether that means spending the day in the woods or browsing antique shops… . The contrasting stitch patterns work well together and add a lot of visual interest.”

Skill Level: Intermediate Beginner

Finished Measurements:

  • Chest 36 (38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 49)” (91 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112, 117, 124.5cm)
  • Length 23 (24, 24, 25, 25, 26, 27)” (58.5 61, 61, 63.5, 63.5, 66, 68.5cm)

Yarn: #3 light

  • 1300 (1400, 1500, 1650, 1700, 1800, 1950) yds (1189 1280, 1372, 1509, 1555, 1646, 1783m) DK weight
  • 8 (8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 11) skeins Jaeger Extra Fine Merino DK, 1.75 oz (50g) skeins, each approximately 137 yds (125m), 100% extra fine merino, 987 Cypress

Needles & Notions:

  • US size 3 (3.25mm) knitting needles
  • US size 5 (3.75mm) knitting needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US size 3 (3.25mm) circular needles, 16” or 24” (40cm or 60cm) long
  • Tapestry needle