Olympia by Whitney Hayward

Olympia

Knitting
January 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1547 - 2210 yards (1415 - 2021 m)
36¾ (40, 43¼, 46½, 51, 54, 56¾, 59¾)" [93.5 (101.5, 110, 118, 129.5, 137, 144, 152) cm] bust circumference
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For those times when a light layer is all that’s needed, Olympia is one to reach for. An open cardigan in our wool/silk fingering weight Tern, with three-quarter sleeves, narrow trims, and clever pockets, this bottom-up a-line sweater is knitted flat, then seamed, for a structured garment that helps you navigate the cusps of the seasons.

Shown in size 40” 101.5 cm on a 34” 86.5 cm, 5’8” 172.5 cm tall model (6” 15 cm positive ease)

yarn
tern / mist 413
7 (7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10) skeins

needles
32” circular in sizes US 4 and 5 / 3.5 and 3.75 mm
set dpns in sizes US 4 and 5 / 3.5 and 3.75 mm

skills required
Long-tail and cable cast ons, three-needle bind off, picking up stitches, wrap-and-turn short rows, lateral braid (links provided); increasing, decreasing, working small circumferences in the round.