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Purple Storm

Knitting
January 2012
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1150 - 1900 yards (1052 - 1737 m)
30 through 56
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Worked from the bottom-up, seamlessly. Sleeves are worked in the round, from the top down.

Sizes:
To fit bust:
30/32 (34/36, 38/40, 42/44, 46/48, 50/52, 54/56) inches
75/80 (85/90, 95/100, 105/110, 115/120, 125/130, 135/140) cm.
This jacket is designed to be worn with about 2 inches of positive ease, and that is included in the final measurements of the garment. If you’d like a tighter fit, knit a size smaller than you would normally choose…

Finished Measurements:
Bust circumference: 33 (37, 41, 45, 49, 53, 57) inches; 82 (92, 102, 112, 122, 132, 142) cm.
Total length of sweater: 23¼ (23½, 24, 24¾, 25¼, 26, 26¾) inches; 58 (59, 60, 62, 63, 65, 67) cm.
Armhole depth: 6¾ (7¼, 7½, 8, 8½, 8¾, 9½) inches, 17 (18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24) cm.
Sleeve length (from underarm to cuff): 19¼ (19½, 19½, 19½, 20, 20, 20½) inches; 48 (49, 49, 49, 50, 50, 51) cm.
Upper sleeve circumference: 11½, (12½, 13½, 15¼, 16½, 17½, 17 ½) inches; 28½ (31, 34, 38, 41, 43½, 43½) cm.
Hips circumference: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60) inches; 90 (100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150) cm.

Materials:
Yarn:
Malabrigo Twist (100 g – 150 yd) – 8 (8, 9, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12) skeins.
Needles:
US 8 (5mm) circular needle and dpn.
Other notions:

  • Stitch holders
  • Waste yarn (for provisional cast on and putting st on hold).
  • Buttons: You need 10 buttons, size ¾ inch; and 2 buttons, size ½ inch.
  • Row counter (optional).
  • Tapestry needle to weave in ends.

Gauge:
17 st and 24 rows to 4 inches (10cm), on US 8 (5mm) needles, using Stockinette Stitch.