Columbary by Stephanie Lotven

Columbary

Knitting
September 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1200 - 2735 yards (1097 - 2501 m)
Chest: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72)”/80 (90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180) cm
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The Columbary Pullover is inspired by the beauty of flight. Knit seamlessly from the top down, the yoke of this sweater is designed to mimic the feathers of a bird. The combination of colorwork and stockinette is so quick and satisfying that Columbary practically flies off the needles.

Yarn
Miss Babs Yowza
100% Superwash Merino Wool; 560 yd/8 oz (512 m/227 g) skeins; 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins in MC, shown in Deer Moss and 1 skein in CC, shown in Calming Aura

Or approximately 950 (1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1800, 2000, 2200) yards/870 (920, 1010, 1100, 1190, 1280, 1380, 1470, 1650, 1830, 2020) meters of DK weight yarn in main color and 250 (270, 300, 330, 360, 380, 425, 455, 470, 505, 535) yards/230 (250, 280, 310, 330, 350, 390, 420, 430, 460, 490) meters in contrasting color.

Finished Measurements
Chest: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72)”/80 (90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180) cm
Shown in 44”/110 cm, to be worn with 4-8”/10-20 cm of positive ease.

Needles
• US 5 3.75 mm circular needle, 24”/60 cm or 36”/90 cm long depending on size of garment, or size to obtain gauge
• US 5 3.75 mm double-pointed needles, or size to obtain gauge
• US 4 3.5 mm circular needle, 24”/60 cm or 36”/90 cm long depending on size of garment, or one size smaller than needle used to obtain gauge
• US 4 3.5 mm double-pointed needles, or one size smaller than needle used to obtain gauge

Gauge
Blocked: 22 stitches and 24 rows = 4”/10 cm square in stockinette stitch on larger needles.
Unblocked: 24 stitches and 28 rows = 4”/10 cm square in stockinette stitch on larger needles.

Blocked: 22 stitches and 24 rows = 4”/10 cm square in colorwork motif on larger needles.
Unblocked: 24 stitches and 28 rows = 4”/10 cm square in colorwork motif on larger needles.

Notions
• Stitch holders or waste yarn
• Stitch markers
• Tapestry needle

For best results when working with hand dyed yarns, we strongly suggest alternating skeins of the same color throughout your project.