St. Brendan by Courtney Kelley
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St. Brendan

Knitting
August 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1400 - 2100 yards (1280 - 1920 m)
38 (45, 51, 57.5)” [96.5 (114, 129.5, 146) cm] bust.
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The sleeves and body of St. Brendan are knit in the round, then joined at the underarm. The sweater is designed and sized to be unisex. For a woman’s sweater, you may wish to check the sleeve length after all increases are worked in order to shorten the sleeve length. The yoke is worked in the round, and finished with a simple K1, P1 Ribbing. The sample size shown is the 38” (96.5), shown on a model with a 34” (86 cm) bust.

SPECIFICATIONS
YARN:
The Fibre Co. Arranmore (80% merino wool, 10% silk, 10% cashmere; 175 yds (167m)/100 gm skein): St. Claire (MC) 4 (4, 5, 6) skeins, Glenveagh Castle (CC1) 2 (2, 2, 3) skeins, Kinnego Bay (CC2), 1 (1, 1, 2) skein(s), Narin Beach (CC3) 1 (1, 1, 1) skein.
GAUGE: 15 sts + 20 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st on larger needles, after blocking.
NEEDLES:
1 – 16” (40 cm) and 24” (60 cm) US 7 (4.5 mm) circular.
1 – set US 7 (4.5 mm) DPNs.
1 – 16” (40 cm) and 24” (60 cm) US 8 (5 mm) circular.
1 – set US 8 (5 mm) DPNs.
NOTIONS: Stitch marker, tapestry needle, stitch holders or waste yarn.
SIZE: 38 (45, 51, 57.5)” 96.5 (114, 129.5, 146) cm bust. Sweater is designed to be worn with 4–6” (10–15 cm) ease. Please see schematic for more detailed finished measurements.
SKILLS: Knitting, purling, color work, kitchener stitch (grafting).

USEFUL TIPS:
• For a tutorial on working the kitchener stitch, visit our tips and tricks here.
• For a tutorial on working colorwork from charts, visit our tips and tricks here.