Petals & Stripes by Fiona Ellis
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Petals & Stripes

Knitting
March 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
5.0 mm (H)
1054 - 1494 yards (964 - 1366 m)

Skill Level
Easy

Sizes
Woman’s X-small (small, medium, large, X-large, 2X-large)
Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Finished Measurements
Note: 1–2 inches of ease at chest is recommended.
Chest: 32 1/2 (35, 38, 42, 46, 50) inches
Length: 23 (24, 24 1/2, 25, 25 1/2, 26 1/2) inches

Materials

  • Plymouth Yarn Jeannee Worsted (worsted weight; 51% cotton/49% acrylic; 110 yds/50g per ball): 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) balls each white #0014 (A) and orange #0053 (B); 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5) balls red #0051 (C)
  • Nazli Gelin Garden 5 (sport weight; 100% mercerized Egyptian cotton; 174 yds per ball): 1 ball red #500-58 (D)
  • Small amounts green, blue and yellow sport weight yarn for embroidery
  • Size 2 (2.75mm) needles for flower petals
  • Size 8 (5mm) needles (plus spare for hem joining) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size 10 (6mm) needles for picot row
  • Size H/8 (5mm) crochet hook for provisional cast-on
  • Stitch markers

Gauge
18 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches/10cm in St st.
To save time, take time to check gauge.