Maude

by Julie Weisenberger
Knitting
July 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in ST st
US 7 - 4.5 mm
928 - 1400 yards (849 - 1280 m)
s - 3x
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Maude is a fun layering piece. From the front she’s a simple tunic with optional pockets lined in sock weight yarn to reduce bulk. The back is open and the straps cross at the top. Very sleek and simple in design, the only seams are at the top of the shoulders.

Skills Needed
General knitting skills.

Sizes
Small (medium, large, 1x, 2x, 3x)

Finished Measurements

Bust: 36 (39.5, 43, 46.5, 50, 53.5)“

Length: 28 (29, 30, 30, 31, 31)“
Note: The sizing is generous but can be adjusted by overlapping the backs more or less to get a smaller or larger bust measurement.

Materials
Yarn

750 (800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200) yds / 686 (732, 823, 914, 1006, 1097) m any sport to DK weight yarn that gets gauge

Shown in:

Green Mountain Spinnery Cotton Comfort
20% organic cotton, 80% fine wool, 180 yds per 2 oz skein
4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins Suede

Habu Linen Cotton Paper A-188
56% linen, 44% cotton, 109 yds per 1oz ball
8 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) balls Brown

Yarn For Pocket Linings (Optional)
½ oz or about 60 yards sock yarn (calling for 8 sts/1”) for pocket linings

Needles
US 7 circ 29” or longer

US 3 for optional pocket linings

Gauge
18 sts and 24 rows = 4” square in St st.