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Strake

Knitting
February 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1206 - 2010 yards (1103 - 1838 m)
30 ¾ (34 ½, 38 ¾, 42 ½, 46 ¾, 50 ½, 54 ¾)” [78 (87.5, 98.5, 108, 119, 128, 139) cm] at high hip, 35 ¾ (39 ½, 43 ¾, 47 ½, 51 ¾, 55 ½, 59 ¾)” [91 (100.5, 111, 121, 131.5, 141,152 cm] at bust
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Strake
n. Nautical: a single continuous line of planking or metal plating extending on a vessel’s hull from stem to stern.

A drop-shouldered dolman pullover with garter edging in Quince & Co. Lark in Kittywake and Lichen.

Finished Measurements:
30 ¾ (34 ½, 38 ¾, 42 ½, 46 ¾, 50 ½, 54 ¾)” 78 (87.5, 98.5, 108, 119, 128, 139) cm at high hip, 35 ¾ (39 ½, 43 ¾, 47 ½, 51 ¾, 55 ½, 59 ¾)” 91 (100.5, 111, 121, 131.5, 141,152 cm at bust
Photographed with 7” 18 cm of positive ease at bust

Yarn:
Lark by Quince & Co (100% American wool; 134 yds 123 m / 50 g)
Main Color (MC): Kittywake—7 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins
Contrast Color (CC): Lichen—2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins
Or 938 (938, 1072, 1206, 1340, 1474, 1608) yards of worsted weight yarn in MC
268 (268, 268, 268, 402, 402, 402) yards of worsted weight yarn in CC

Needles:
One 32” circular needle (circ) in size US 8 5 mm
One 16” circ in size US 8 5 mm
Set of double pointed needles (DPNs) in size US 8 5 mm
Or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions:
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers
Waste Yarn
Stitch Holders (optional)
Gauge:
19 sts and 29 rows = 4” 10 cm in stockinette stitch

Skills needed: working in the round, working flat, increasing, decreasing, picking up and knitting

ERRATA: the lengths given for the body measurement from underarm to garter edging already include the length of the garter edging and are the total body lengths.