Marlene by Deb Hoss
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Marlene

Knitting
October 2010
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
835 - 1600 yards (764 - 1463 m)
31", 35", 39", 43", 47", 51", 55"
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Marlene is a slim-fitting, shaped pullover with a deeply elegant v-neckline and three-quarter sleeves. Short rows dip the hip and sleeve hemlines slightly at centers, echoing the side shaping that follows body curves. This piece is worked flat, bottom-up, and sleeves are set-in.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust: 31, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55” / 78.75, 89, 99, 109.25, 119.5, 129.5, 139.75 cm
Waist: 27, 31, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51” / 68.5, 78.75, 89, 99, 109.25, 119.5, 129.5 cm
Hips: 35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55, 59” / 89, 99, 109.25, 119.5, 129.5, 139.75, 150 cm
Length: 25¾, 26¼, 26½, 26¾, 27, 27¼, 27½” / 65.5, 66.75, 67.25, 68, 68.5, 69.25, 70 cm

MATERIALS
Yarn
Shown in Classic Elite’s Wool Bam Boo (50% bamboo viscose, 50% wool; 118 yards per 50 gram skein);
• Main color – Artichoke Green; 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 skeins, or for comparable yarn, approx. 760, 875, 985, 1100, 1235, 1360, 1485 yards / 695, 800, 900, 1005,1130, 1245, 1360 m;
• Contrast color – Flint; 1 skein, or for comparable yarn, approx. 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105 yards / 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95,100 m

Needles and notions, etc.
US5 / 3.75mm or size to obtain gauge
• 1 pair straight
• 1 16 to 24” circular (for neckline trim)

GAUGE
20 sts and 30 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch

SKILLS REQUIRED
Decreases (ssk, k2tog, p2tog, p2tog tbl), increases (m1L, m1R), short row shaping at hemlines and shoulders, stitch pick up around neckline, 3-needle BO (at shoulders), blocking, and seaming.

8 page pdf includes pattern instructions, photographs, schematics, and relevant abbreviations.