Octavia by Leila Raven

Octavia

Knitting
February 2018
Lace ?
24 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, after wet blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
915 - 1830 yards (837 - 1673 m)
36 (39¼, 42¾, 46, 49¼, 52¾, 56, 59¼, 62¾)" [91.5 (99.5, 108.5, 117, 125, 134, 142, 150.5, 159.5) cm] bust circumference
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Octavia is a classic top-down raglan with a pretty peekaboo slip-stitch eyelet motif at the hem and cuffs. Simple to work and easy to style—knitting doesn’t get better than this!

Shown in size 39¼“ / 99.5 cm on a 31” / 78.5 cm, 5’7½” / 67.5 cm tall model (8¼“ / 21 cm positive ease)

yarn
piper / laredo 613
3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins

needles
16” and 32” circular in size US 6 / 4 mm
set dpns in size US 6 / 4 mm

gauge
24 sts and 32 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch, before wet blocking
24 sts and 31 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch, after wet blocking

skills required
Long-tail and backward loop cast ons, picking up stitches (links provided); increasing, decreasing. Chart and line-by-line instructions included.