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BIASED

Knitting
September 2020
yarn held together
Bulky
+ Bulky
= Bulky (7 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
950 - 1890 yards (869 - 1728 m)
Finished bust measurements: XS-S (M-L, XL-2XL, 3XL-4XL) = 36 3⁄4 (49, 61, 73 1⁄4)” / 93 (124, 155, 186) cm
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Yarn
Bulky weight yarn
(MC) Approximately 515 (680, 850, 1020) yards / 470 (625, 785, 940) m
(CC) Approximately 435 (580, 725, 870) yards / 400 (535, 665, 800) m
DARUMA Wool Mohair (56% Mohair, 44% Wool; 125 yards / 115 m, 50g)
Sample is shown in col. #11 (MC) 5 (6, 7, 9) balls, col. #2 (CC) 4 (5, 6, 7) balls

Needles
A US11 (8.0 mm) 32” / 80 cm circular needle or double pointed needles (DPNs)
A US10.5 (6.5 mm) 32” / 80 cm (or longer) circular needle or double pointed needles (DPNs)
Or, needles required to obtain gauge

Tools
Stitch markers (8), tapestry needle, waste yarn

Gauge (after blocking)
9 stitches & 16 rows = 4” / 10 cm in St st with US 11 (8.0 mm) needle

Sizes
Finished bust measurements: XS-S (M-L, XL-2XL, 3XL-4XL) = 363⁄4 (49, 61, 731⁄4)” / 93 (124, 155, 186) cm
The sample is in size S on a 5’5” / 165 cm tall model with 7” / 18 cm positive ease at bust.

Note
A sweater knitted from the bottom up in two stranded yarn held together throughout. Body is worked in the round in a checkered pattern up to underarm and then front and back are separated and knitted flat individually. Sleeves are directly knitted down from body toward cuff in MC and CC held together. Finally, ribbing for hem and collar is knitted onto body.
For the checkered pattern, pick up one stitch at a time from each slipped stitch at right side edge of triangular or square motif from lower edge as you knit. (8 stitches in total)