Burke by Bristol Ivy
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Burke

Knitting
September 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in brioche stitch with middle-sized needles, after wet-blocking
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1072 - 1742 yards (980 - 1593 m)
37 (43, 48¾, 54½, 60¼, 66¼)" [94 (109, 124, 138.5, 153, 168.5) cm] bust circumference
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Brioche fanatic Bristol Ivy does it again with Burke, a brioche-rich landscape of lines and patterns in Lark. This cardigan’s predecessor, the Lisse shawl, showcased the buoyant nature of these motifs, and we’re overjoyed for their return in cardigan form.

Shown in size 43” / 109 cm on a 34” / 86.5 cm, 5’9” / 175 cm tall model (9 / 23 cm positive ease at bust)

yarn
lark / aleutian 148
8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) skeins

needles
32” circular in sizes US 9 and 10 5.5 and 6 mm
one spare circular in size US 9
set dpns in sizes US 8 and 9 5 and 5.5 mm

gauge
11 sts and 36 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in brioche stitch, with middle-sized needles, after wet blocking
16 sts and 22 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch with middle-sized needles, after wet blocking

skills required
Long-tail and cable cast ons, three-needle bind off, wrap and turn short rows, seaming, brioche knitting (links provided), increasing, decreasing, knitting in the round. Charted and line-by-line instructions provided.