Fir Cone by Pam Allen

Fir Cone

Knitting
March 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with largest needle, after blocking
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
840 - 1344 yards (768 - 1229 m)
30¼ (33½, 36¾, 40, 43, 46¼, 49½, 52¾, 56)" [77 (85, 93.5, 101.5, 109, 117.5, 125.5, 134, 142) cm] bust circumference
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Shown in size 33½“ / 85 cm with 1½” / 4 cm positive ease

yarn
sparrow / birch 202 / 5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins

needles
32” circular in size US 2, US 3, US 4, and US 5 / 2.75, 3.25, 3.5, and 3.75 mm

notes
Apron is knitted from top edge to hem. Button bands are picked up and knitted at each edge. Straps are picked up and knitted at front, worked in garter stitch to end, and are crossed and buttoned at back.

skills required
Long-tail cast on (link provided), increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches. Charts and line-by-line instructions included.