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Teesta sweater

Knitting
September 2013
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1683 yards (1539 m)
XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X (Shown in size XS)

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Teesta is a river in India that carves out ravines and gorges much like the colorwork pattern used in this unisex sweater. All colorwork is done in the round and the arm and neck holes are created using steeks.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest/Bust: 34 1⁄2 (37 1⁄2, 40 3⁄4, 43 3⁄4, 47, 50, 53 1⁄4)” / 87.5 (95.5, 103.5, 111, 119.5, 127, 135.5) cm
Length: 22 1⁄4 (22 1⁄2, 22 3⁄4, 23 1⁄4, 23 1⁄4, 23 1⁄2, 23 3⁄4)” / 56.5 (57, 58, 59, 59, 59.5, 60.5) cm

YARN
MC: 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9) balls Juniper Moon Farm Tenzing in color #05 Arctic River Blue
CC: 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7) balls Juniper Moon Farm Tenzing in color #03 Gingersnap

NEEDLES
US 5 (3.75 mm) 32” (80 cm) and 16” (40 cm) circular and double- pointed needles
US 6 (4 mm) 32” (80 cm) and 16” (40 cm) circular and double- pointed needles

NOTIONS
Tapestry needle, two stitch markers in different colors, scrap yarn or stitch holders, scissors, crochet hook (if reinforcing steek using crochet reinforcement)

GAUGE
23 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in St st using larger needles