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Mrs. Chenowith

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Knitting
December 2011
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch in Stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1170 - 2080 yards (1070 - 1902 m)
31-53"/78.5-134.5 cm finished bust
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I recently binged on 5 seasons of a glorious tv series called “Six Feet Under”. Possibly my least favorite character (although fairly entertaining) was Brenda’s mom, Mrs. Margaret Chenowith. She’s selfish, crass, inappropriate, and often drunk at lunch. But, I always looked forward to seeing what interesting outfit she might be wearing next. This sweater is inspired by one she donned at yet another 2 martini lunch scene with daughter Brenda. (Season 4, episode 5, for any SFU fans out there)
Mrs. Chenowith will be flattering on most body types, with it’s close fit, smallish gauge, and waist shaping. Your lovely collarbone will be the center of attention with a wide ballet neck, while the alpaca keeps you nice and toasty. A reversible ribbed lace pattern used for arms and collar will keep you entertained, while being simple enough to work from memory. Knit-in hems and an i-cord finish will be well worth the extra effort, for a clean, professional looking knit.

SIZE:
XSS, M, L, 1X ,2X ,3Xshown in size S, modeled with zero ease, and two repeats of bust short-row shaping]
(choose a size closest to or up to 2 inches smaller than your actual bust size)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
Bust: 3134, 37, 41, 45, 49, 53”/
78.5(86.5, 94, 104, 114.5, 124.5, 134.5)cm

MATERIALS:
Yarn:
Frog Tree Alpaca Sport 100% alpaca; 130 yd per 50 gram skein; color: 026/Burgundy;
9(10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16) skeins

Recommended needle size
1 US #3/3.25mm circular needle, 24 inch (for body & collar)
1 US #4/3.5mm circular needle, 24 inch (for body & collar)
Circular needles in 3.25mm and 3.5 mm long enough for magic loop (for sleeves), or two circulars for the two circular method

Notions
2 stitch markers
waste yarn
tapestry needle
crochet hook, approximately same size as knitting needle

Gauge:
24 sts/32 rows=4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch on larger needle
24 sts/30 rows=4”/10 cm in lace pattern on larger needle

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Construction: Body is worked in the round to armholes; front and back are worked separately. Sleeves are worked in the round; sleeve caps are worked flat; set-in sleeves