Toro by Carol Feller
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Toro

Knitting
September 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1100 - 1800 yards (1006 - 1646 m)
Bust circumference: 32 (36.5, 41.25, 45.75, 50.25, 54.5, 59.5)" / 81 (92.5, 1105, 116, 127.5, 138, 151) cm

Elegant and practical, a shawl collar is perfect to keep you warm and looks great! This cardigan is knit in one piece from the bottom up, the body uses a beautiful Acorn Lace pattern that flows smoothly into the ribbed yoke. Short rows are used afterwards to shape the ribbed shawl collar

Yarn
5 (5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted, 100% superwash merino wool, 4oz (113g), 225 yds (206m), Color, Cranberry (45ns).

Needles & Notions
1 US size 8 (5mm) circular needle, 40” (100cm) length (or longer for larger cardigan size)
1 set US size 8 (5mm) double-pointed needles
Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve gauge.
Stitch markers, waste yarn, stitch holders, 6 buttons 3/4” (2cm) diameter, tapestry needle.

Gauge
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4” (10cm) in stockinette stitch blocked.
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Acorn Lace Pattern & Ribbing Pattern blocked.