Osmunda by Boadicea Binnerts
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Osmunda

Knitting
November 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1170 - 1690 yards (1070 - 1545 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5)

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5)

Finished bust circumference: 82 (92, 102, 112, 122) cm / 32¼ (36¼, 40¼, 44¼, 48¼)” – to be worn with 5 cm – 2” positive ease
Model has 86 cm / 34” bust, stands 165 cm / 5’5” tall and
is wearing a size 2.

Yarn: Woolfolk Får (worsted weight; 100% Ovis 21 Ultimate Merino wool; 130 m / 142 yds per 50 g skein)

Shade: Dusty Lavender Pink (18); 9 (10, 11, 12, 13) skeins

Gauge: 17 sts & 21 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Reverse St st
on 4.5 mm needles after blocking.
18.5 sts & 29 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Flat Bubble st on
4.5 mm needles after blocking.
18 sts & 27 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Garter Welt on 4.5 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 4 mm / US 6 circular needle, 60-80 cm / 24-32” length AND two DPNs for making i-cord
4.5 mm / US 7 circular needle, 60-80 cm / 24-32” length
5 mm / US 8 knitting needles

Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 12 stitch markers (2 unique for beg of round and side “seam” marker), tapestry needle, crochet hook for 5-dec and 7-dec sts (optional)

Notes: Osmunda is worked in the round from the bottom up to the underarm, then the front and back are worked separately to the shoulders. The sleeves are worked flat and set in. Finally, an i-cord is knit separately and sewn on to finish the neck.