Prue by Bristol Ivy

Prue

Knitting
February 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1312 - 1968 yards (1200 - 1800 m)
38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66)” [96.5 (106.5, 117, 127, 137, 147.5, 157.5, 167.5) cm] finished bust.
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Prue is worked in the round to the underarm, and then split to work back and forth. Short rows are used to shape the shoulders, which are then seamed. Sleeves are picked up and worked out from the body. When working the body section, Rounds 2 and 3 set the eyelet pattern referred to throughout the rest of the instructions.

DESIGNER: Bristol Ivy
YARN: The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering (90% wool, 10% mohair; 328 yds / 100 gm skein): helvellyn, 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) skeins.
GAUGE: 24 sts + 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st, on larger needle, after blocking.
NEEDLES: 1 – 32” (80 cm) US 5 (3.75 mm) circular. 1 - set US 5 (3.75 mm) DPNs. 1 - 16” (40 cm) US 4 (3.5 mm) circular. 1 - 32” (80 cm) US 4 (3.5 mm) circular. 1 - set US 4 (3.5 mm) DPNs.
NOTIONS: Stitch markers, tapestry needle, safety pins for Japanese short rows.
SIZE: 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66)” 96.5 (106.5, 117, 127, 137, 147.5, 157.5, 167.5) cm bust. bust. When choosing a size, refer to the hem circumference. Sweater is designed to be worn with 0-4” (0-10 cm) finished ease at the hem.
SKILLS: Short row shaping.

USEFUL TIPS:
For a tutorial on working Japanese Short Rows, visit our Tips + Tricks here.

Photography by Carrie Bostick Hoge