Knitorious RBG by Park Williams

Knitorious RBG

December 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18.5 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round with largest needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
865 - 1970 yards (791 - 1801 m)
XS(S, M, L, XL, XX, 3XL, 4XL), see notes below
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$2 of every pattern purchase will be donated to an organization or organizations committed to serving marginalized peoples/communities. This rotation the donations will go to RAICES and PLANNED PARENTHOOD

The RBG sweater is inspired by Ruth Bader Ginsburg. I wanted to find a way to honor the important work she has done and continues to do as a Supreme Court Justice, while also paying homage to her amazing collar collection. My hope is that this sweater will endow the wearer with the strength, perseverance, gravitas and integrity we so rightfully associate with The Knitorious RBG.

Needles & Notions:
Size US 8 / 5mm 16” & 32” circular needle (cable length will vary depending on size of garment you are knitting)
Size US 8 / 5mm in DPNs (for bottom of sleeve)
Size US 6 / 4mm 16” & 32” circular (for the bottom & neck ribbing)
Size US 2 / 2.75mm DPNs (for the cuffs)
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, stitch holders or scrap yarn.

XS(S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)
30(34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58) inches
76(86, 97, 107, 117, 127, 137, 147) cm

Note on ease: choose a size that is closest or even a couple inches smaller than your actual bust size. I am a 36” bust and am wearing the size Small in the photos.

Berroco Ultra Alpaca
Color A: Black (#6245)
Color B: Natural (#6201)
or ANY worsted weight yarn

845(960, 1120, 1280, 1440, 1590, 1750, 1920) yards in Color A
40(45, 50, 60, 85, 90, 95, 100) yards in Color B

Techniques Used
Knitting in the round, two-stranded color work, 2x2 ribbing, 1x1 ribbing, increasing, decreasing, joining sleeves and body in the round, sewing a rolled collar, 3 needle bind off (or grafting)