Olson by Julie Hoover

Olson

Knitting
November 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1320 - 1965 yards (1207 - 1797 m)
40¾ (44½, 47¾, 51½) (55, 58¾, 62½, 65¾)
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MATERIALS

  • 6 (6, 7, 7) (7, 7, 8, 8) skeins of Purl Soho’s Understory, 50% baby alpaca, 25% baby yak, and 25% silk. Each skein is approximately 250 yards/100grams; approximately 1320 (1370, 1515, 1570) (1690, 1745, 1890, 1965) yards required. We used the color Silver Berry.
  • US 6, 32- or 40-inch circular needles
  • US 7, 24- or 32-inch circular needles
  • A set of US 6 double pointed needles
  • A stitch marker
  • Scrap yarn or stitch holders

GAUGE
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch on larger needles, after blocking

SIZES
40¾ (44½, 47¾, 51½) (55, 58¾, 62½, 65¾)

To fit actual chest circumference of 30–32 (34–36, 38–40, 42–44) (46–48, 50–52, 54–56, 58–60) inches with 7–10 inches of ease

  • Finished Midriff Circumference: 40¾ (44½, 47¾, 51½) (55, 58¾, 62½, 65¾) inches, with front bands overlapping
  • Finished Length From Shoulder To Center Back: 28 (28¼, 29¼, 29½) (30¾, 31, 32, 32¼) inches
  • Finished Length From Shoulder To Center Front: 25¼ (25½, 26¼, 26½) (28, 28¼, 29¼, 29½) inches
  • Finished Length From Cuff To Underarm: 14 inches

Sample: The cardigan shown here is size 44½
inches, worn with 9½ inches of ease.