Gail by Leila Raven

Gail

Knitting
September 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern with largest needles, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1020 - 2040 yards (933 - 1865 m)
34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)" [86.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127, 137, 147.5, 157.5) cm] bust circumference
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Gail and counterpart Burl, featuring an allover, interrupted double seed stitch motif, are perfectly cozy pieces to knit up in our cushy Osprey aran weight wool. Gail has a slimmer fit in the body and sleeves, a wider, deeper scoop at the neck, and a shallower yoke.

Shown in size 38” / 96.5 cm on a 38” / 96.5 cm, 5’7” / 170 cm tall model (no ease)

yarn
osprey / fjord 138
6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins

needles
32” circulars in sizes US 8 and 10 / 5 and 6 mm
16” and 32” circulars in size US 9 / 5.5 mm
set dpns in sizes US 8, 9, and 10 / 5, 5.5, and 6 mm

skills required
Tubular cast on and bind off, picking up stitches, seaming (links provided); increasing, decreasing.