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Olimpia

Knitting
June 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches in Pattern Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1154 - 1804 yards (1055 - 1650 m)
76 (81, 86.5, 90, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112) cm / 30 (32, 34, 35.5, 38, 40, 42, 44)"
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Olimpia is a wrap-over style pullover with set-in sleeves. The pattern sections are worked from the bottom-up to simplify shaping in pattern. The body ribbing section is worked from the top-down to for easy length adjustment. Worked in sport weight yarn it is a versatile lightweight garment comfortable to be wore indoor. As a plus, it works well as a nursing garment too.

Both written and charted directions are given for the stitch pattern. Measurements are given in both cm and inches.

Materials

Yarn

Sport weight
Shown here: Fili & Fili Gaia (100% wool; 150 m/164 yds, 50 g/1.75 oz ball; color #112 Blue): 7 (8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 11) balls

Yardage requirement in length: 1055 (1135, 1250, 1290, 1365, 1475, 1590, 1650) m / 1155 (1240, 1365, 1410, 1495, 1615, 1740, 1805) yds, including 10% allowance

Needles

3.25 mm (US 3) circular needle, 60 cm (24”) or longer; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge

2.75 mm (US 2) circular needle, 60 cm (24”)

Notions

Stitch markers; yarn needle; stitch holders or waste yarn

Gauge

25 sts and 33 rows = 10 cm (4”) in Pattern Stitch, blocked

19 sts and 38 rows/rnds = 10 cm (4”) in 2x2 Seed Rib worked in the round, blocked

Sizes

76 (81, 86.5, 90, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112) cm / 30 (32, 34, 35.5, 38, 40, 42, 44)”

This garment is intended to be worn with 0-2.5 cm / 0-1” positive ease. If you are between sizes, choose the smaller size.

Finished Measurements

Bust: 77 (81.5, 83, 89.5, 96, 101, 107, 112) cm / 30.25 (32, 32.75, 35.25, 37.75, 39.75, 42.25, 44)”

Required Skills

Decreases, increases, knitting in the round, left twist, picking up stitches, provisional cast-on, right twist, seaming, sewing set-in sleeves, shaping in pattern stitch

Questions or comments? Come and join my Ravelry group Minimi Knit Design.