owls

Knitting
February 2010
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
540 - 850 yards (494 - 777 m)
84.5 (91, 100.5, 109, 118.5, 128.5, 134.5, 143.5, 153, 162.5) cm / 33¼ (35¾, 39½, 43, 47¾, 50½, 53, 56½, 60¼, 64) in
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o w l s

Circular yoke pullover with iconic cabled o w l s. The pattern was updated in 2020 with a new, extended size range.

Yarn
New Lanark Chunky (100% pure new wool; 120m / 110yds per 100g skein) in shade Pebble 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11) x 100g skeins

Needles and Notions
Gauge-size and below gauge-size circular needles of appropriate lengths for working body and yoke
Below gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working small circumferences
Stitch markers of two types, x and y
Waste yarn for holding stitches
Tapestry needle
Cable needle
(optional) 32 (34, 34, 36, 38, 40, 40, 42, 42, 44) small buttons for owl eyes

Gauge
13 sts and 20 rounds to 10cm / 4in over stockinette pattern in the round using gauge-size needle. Use 6.5mm needle as a starting point for swatching.

Sizes
Finished bust circumference: 84.5 (91, 100.5, 109, 118.5, 128.5, 134.5, 143.5, 153, 162.5) cm / 33¼ (35¾, 39½, 43, 47¾, 50½, 53, 56½, 60¼, 64) in
Select the size above your actual bust measurement with the amount of ease required. Shown in the first size.