Pennington by Christina Danaee
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Pennington

Knitting
September 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette, blocked
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
750 - 1350 yards (686 - 1234 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)
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Pennington is a short-sleeve, pullover sweater with a decorative two-color yoke pattern and gentle waist shaping. The yoke pattern was inspired by fields of blue cornflowers of summer in various states of bloom. The sweater is knit with Delly’s Delights O So Soft yarn. 100% Alpaca and soft as it’s name. Delly’s Delights is a farm and yarn dying operation in Louisa, Virginia. Pennington is named for Pennington Gap in Lee County, Virgina, near Delly’s Delights Farm, along the Appalachian Mountain Range.

Sizes:
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)
Finished Bust Measurement - 34 (37, 41, 44.5, 48)” - 86.25 (94, 104, 113, 122)cm
Meant to be worn with 3-4” of positive ease. Choose a size 3-4” larger than your normal size.

Yarn:
Delly’s Delights Farm - O So Soft
100% Alpaca
650 yards / 226 grams
1 (2, 2, 2, 2) skeins Champagne (MC)
1 (1, 1, 1, 1) skein Blue (CC)
-or-
a yarn of equivalent weight in apx yardage:
650 (750, 850, 950, 1050) of MC
100 (150, 200, 250, 300) of CC

Materials:
US 3 – 3.25mm circular needle 32” or longer
US 2 – 2.75mm circular needle 32” or longer
US 3-3.25 DPN (for I-cord bind-off)
Scrap yarn (for provisional cast-on)
Large Stitch Holders or Scrap Yarn
Stitch Markers
Tapestry Needle (for weaving in ends)

Gauge:
23 stitches x 28 rows = 4”-10cm in stockinette stitch, using US 3-3.25mm needle. 24 stitches x 26 rows = 4”-10cm over chart pattern, using two colors and US 3-3.25mm needle.

Special Techniques:
Stranded Knitting
Chart Knitting
Knitting in the round
Provisional Cast-on
I-cord Bind off

Appalachian Knits
Celebrating the fiber farms, mills and dyers of the Appalachian region. With a focus on beautiful and practical knits, Jennifer Sadler and Christina Danaee bring you a collection of designs made with yarns produced in the fiber rich region of Appalachia.