The Grassy Armadillo by Emily Connell
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The Grassy Armadillo

February 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1050 - 1800 yards (960 - 1646 m)
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This sweater has a mobius band as the yoke. It’s worked from the top down, starting with the yoke, then moving on to the body and then the sleeves. It’s finished with contrasting i-cord bind-offs on each section and short row shaping for the shoulder/neck section. It has minimal seaming: only grafting included is to finish off the i-cord bind-off on each section.

It was designed to have minimal ease. Sizing is based off of the shoulder circumference measurement, so choose your size based off of that instead of the bust circumference.

It uses three colors of dk weight yarn in the current color block trend. Pick your favorite three and play with colors!

21 sts/30 rows = 4” in stockinette st
22 sts/40 rows = 4” in Welt Pattern

XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2L, 3X
Shoulder circumference: 35, 39, 44, 47, 50, 55, 59 inches
Bust circumference: 31, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55 inches

Please note: This pattern currently does NOT have a schematic. However, all sizing information needed is included, just without the pretty diagram.

Tools: US #5/ 3.75mm dpns
US #5/3.75mm 29-inch circ
US #5/3.75mm 47-inch circ
US #4/3.5mm 29-inch circ
4 locking st markers in two colors
st markers for marking beg of rnd
tapestry needle

Sample shown used Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend in Coffee, Nickel, and Olive
DK weight yarn: 1050, 1200, 1200, 1500, 1500, 1800, 1800 yds
Color MC (shown in Coffee): 450, 450, 450, 600, 600, 750, 750 yds
Color CC1 (shown in Nickel): 150, 300, 300, 300, 300, 300, 300 yds
Color CC2 (shown in Olive): 450, 450, 450, 600, 600, 750, 750 yds