Sea Thistle by Fiona Ellis
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Sea Thistle

Knitting
March 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1024 - 1792 yards (936 - 1639 m)
Eight Sizes
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Combining soft Stockinette stitch with a fun dropped-stitch technique, this feminine, slightly-fitted tunic is wonderfully elegant, while deliciously casual. Knitters of every style will delight in the unique open-work leaf pattern at the yoke and cuffs and a gentle boat neckline.

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust: 32 ¾ (35, 37 ¾, 40 ¾, 43 ½, 46 ½, 50, 52 ½)“ / 83 (89, 96, 103.5, 110.5, 118, 127, 133.5) cm
Length to shoulder: 23 (23, 24, 24 ½, 25, 25 ½, 26, 27)” / 58.5 (58.5, 61, 62, 63.5, 65, 66, 68.5) cm
Intended to be worn with 1 - 2” / 2.5 - 5 cm positive ease.

YARN
4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash DK in Acai (256 yds / 234 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 100% merino wool)

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size 6 US / 4 mm needles
Size 6 US / 4 mm circular needle 24” / 60 cm long for neckband
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge

GAUGE
22 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch, after blocking.