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Sky Blue Sky

Knitting
May 2012
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
800 - 1100 yards (732 - 1006 m)
32.5 /[35, 37.5, 39.5, 42.25, 45]
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When I thought about this sweater, the background music in my head was a song by Wilco called, “Sky Blue Sky”. So, there you go. A sweater was born. I generally start with a sketch and idea
and match the yarn to it. With this top down raglan, the yarn and color came first. The simple shape, with the yarn over cable edging, makes me think of happy thoughts and days with blue skies.

Finished Measurements
32.5 /35, 37.5, 39.5, 42.25, 45 inches. Size pictured is 35. It is being worn with approximately an inch of positive ease.

Materials
Quince and Co Chickadee /100% wool; 181 yards/166 m in 50g color used: glacier 5 /5, 5, 6, 7, 7 skeins. There is a 10% bumper added to the actual amount of yarn required.

yardage: 800 /850, 915, 1000,1030, 1100

Needles
US4/3.5mm 16 inch or 24 inch depending on neck size. I used a 24-inch for size 35, but that might be too tight for your preference. Dpns will work too.

US5/3.75mm 32 inch circular
US5/3.75mm double pointed needles
or needle-size to obtain gauge

Notions
4 stitch markers for increases
2 separate markers for cable front/EOR
cable needle

Gauge (washed and blocked)
24 sts and 32 rows in 4 inches of stockinette.