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Roma

Knitting
April 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stripe Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
800 - 1280 yards (732 - 1170 m)
33 (37, 41, 45, 49, 52.75)” [84 (94, 104, 114, 124.25, 134) cm] finished bust.
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Roma is knit in one piece from the bottom up to the underarms. Short rows are worked to lengthen the back hem. Once the front and back have been divided at the armhole, the yoke is then worked back and forth separately and the shoulders are bound off together using a 3-Needle Bind Off.

Specifications
YARN

The Fibre Co. Savannah (50% wool, 20% cotton, 15% linen + 15% soya; 160 yds/50gm skein): Natural (MC), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins, Sycamore (CC1), 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins, Sage (CC2) 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins.
GAUGE
17 sts + 26 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in Garter Stripe Patt, after blocking.
17 sts + 28 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in Garter St, after blocking.
NEEDLES
1 - 24” (60 cm) US 6 (4.25 mm) circular.
NOTIONS
1 stitch marker, stitch holders or smooth waste yarn of comparable gauge, tapestry needle.
SIZE
33 (37, 41, 45, 49, 52.75)” 84 (94, 104, 114, 124.25, 134) cm finished bust. Sweater is designed to be worn with 2-4” 5-10 cm of positive ease. Please see schematic for more detailed finished measurements.
SKILLS
Knitting, purling, increasing, 3-Needle Bind Off.