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Persimmon

Knitting
November 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
870 - 1300 yards (796 - 1189 m)
32½ (36, 39½, 43, 46½, 50)" circumference at bust
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MATERIALS
870 (950, 1035, 1110, 1200, 1300) yards of worsted weight wool yarn
7 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Wool Socks

GAUGE
18 stitches & 27 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking

NEEDLES
Size A (for Main Fabric):
One each 16” and 32” circular needles, and a set of double-pointed needles (DPNs), in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

Size B (for Ribbing):
One pair of straight needles or a 32” circular needle, and a set of double-pointed needles, two sizes smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)

Size C (optional; for Tubular Cast On only):
One pair of straight needles or a 32” circular needle, one size smaller than Size B
Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)

Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
32½ (36, 39½, 43, 46½, 50)” circumference at bust
Intended Ease: + 1-3”
Sample shown is size 36” with + 2” ease on model

SKILL LEVEL
3 of 5