Varese Hoodie by Connie Chang Chinchio
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Varese Hoodie

February 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1004 - 1506 yards (918 - 1377 m)
31Β½ (34ΒΎ 38, 41ΒΌ, 44Β½, 47Β½, 50ΒΎ)”
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A simple, feminine hoodie with kangaroo pockets that’s easy to wear. An easy zigzag lace border edges the pockets, hood, and low empire waist. The body is hemmed to give it a clean finish; and gentle princess line shaping flatters all body types.

Finished Size: 31Β½ (34ΒΎ 38, 41ΒΌ, 44Β½, 47Β½, 50ΒΎ)”/80 (88Β½, 96Β½, 105, 113, 120Β½, 129)cm bust circumference. Sample measures 34¾”/88Β½cm. Suggested ease: 0”/0 cm to 3”/7Β½cm positive ease.
Yarn: Fleece Artist Woolie Silk (65% wool, 35% silk) 100 grams/251 yards (230 meters) – 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins
Needles: Body – Size 6 circular needles. Lace Bands – Size 5 circular needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Tapestry needle; stitch holders; stitch markers.
Gauge: 20 sts and 28 rows = 4”/10cm in St st using larger needles, 20 sts and 29 rows = 4”/10cm in lace st using smaller needles.

A kit at One Planet Yarn and Fiber is available; the pattern is included in the kit.

ERRATA:A vigilant knitter found a bit of errata. I’m working to get the pdf updated with my graphic layout designer, but for now, I’ll put the errata here.

On the second page of the Back, in the 4th paragraph that describes instructions for the right side of the back, there should be a sentence that tells you to “continue to work even until armhole measures 7.5 (7.75, 8, 8.5, 8.75, 9, 9.5)” ending with a RS row” right before the shoulder shaping begins.