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Pinion

Knitting
November 2012
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1300 - 3250 yards (1189 - 2972 m)
32-1/4 - 56-1/4" / 82-143cm
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Pinion is worked in the round from the neck down with a combination of round yoke and raglan shaping.

The feather motif is created through cables and colourwork, with stem stitch embroidery added later to work the quill and accent shading. A video tutorial is available here: http://youtu.be/qm9c9Efoym0

The front opening is worked with a steek, then cut open and button bands added.

Finished measurements:
Bust: 32 1⁄4 (35, 38 1⁄4, 41, 43 3⁄4, 46 1⁄4, 49, 53 3⁄4, 56 1⁄4)” / 82 (89, 97, 104, 111, 117.5, 124.5, 136.5, 143) cm

Length: 23 1⁄4 (23 3⁄4, 24 1⁄2, 25, 25 1⁄4, 25 1⁄2, 26, 26, 26 1⁄4)” / 59 (60.5, 62, 63.5, 64, 65, 66, 66, 66.5) cm

Shown in size 35” / 89 cm
Intended to be worn with 1–3” / 2.5–7.5 cm ease.

Suggested yarn:
Halcyon Yarn Victorian 2-Ply Wool (325 yd / 297 m per 3 1⁄2 oz / 100 g skein; 100% Wool): 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 10) skeins in #212 Blue (MC) 1 skein in #136 Cream (CC1)
1 skein in #118 Raspberry (CC2)

Needles:
Size 2 US / 2.75 mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long and needles in preferred style for small circumference circular knitting Size 3 US / 3.25 mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long and needles in preferred style for small circumference circular knitting Size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions:
Stitch markers, 10 (11, 11, 11, 11, 12, 12, 12, 12) buttons 1⁄2” / 13 mm diameter, tapestry needle, waste yarn

Gauge:
24 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in single color Stockinette stitch using size 3 US / 3.25 mm needle

24 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch over charted colourwork pattern using size 4 US / 3.5 mm needle