Astragal by Ainur Berkimbayeva

Astragal

Knitting
August 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in reverse stocking stitch (in the round)
US 5 - 3.75 mm
755 - 1509 yards (690 - 1380 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Finished chest (fullest point) circumference:
95.5 (106, 118.5, 129, 137, 147.5, 155.5, 164.5, 175)cm / 37½ (41¾, 46½, 50¾, 54, 58, 61¼, 64¾, 69)” – to be worn with 15-20cm / 6-8” of positive ease
Model has 87.5cm / 34½” bust, stands 165cm / 5’5” tall and is wearing a size 2.

Yarn: West Wool Tandem (DK weight; 90% Falkland Merino, 10% Texel wool; 229m / 250yds per 100g skein)
Shade: Pebble; 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) skeins

Gauge: 23 sts & 37 rows = 10cm / 4” over reverse St st in the round on 3.75mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 3.75mm / US 5 circular needle, 40cm / 16” length AND 80cm / 32” length
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 20 (20, 22, 22, 22, 22, 24, 24, 24) stitch markers, scrap yarn, tapestry needle

Notes: Astragal is a cropped length top down, in-the-round yoke pullover. The sleeves are designed to be three-quarter length however sleeved and body can be easily lengthened.