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Union Suit - Adults

Run To the Outhouse
Little Lamby Knits
Knitting
July 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
2000 - 3800 yards (1829 - 3475 m)
X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large, XXX-Large) OR 28"-54" Chest
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“Based on the one piece long underwear worn for the past century in the America’s, the Union Suit is a classic outfit that is designed for comfort and warmth. It features seamless construction with raglan shaping, a front buttoned opening from neck to gusset, a backside opening with buttoned flap, a roomy gusset, tapered arms and legs & twisted rib cuffs.
When worked in soft wool, the Union Suit is the perfect outfit to wear in cool weather or when camping. The butt flap is functional and eliminates the need to completely undress when rushing to the outhouse.
The Union Suit is sure to be a favourite go-to garment for all!”

Rating: Advanced beginner to intermediate

Techniques Used:

  • Long Tail Cast On

  • Short Rows

  • Seamless knitting; in the round & flat

  • Lifted Increases

  • Grafting Live Stitches