Peony by Pam Allen

Peony

Knitting
March 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needle, after blocking
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
760 - 1368 yards (695 - 1251 m)
31 (34, 37½, 39¾, 43¼, 46½, 49, 52, 55)" [78.5 (86, 94.5, 101, 110, 118, 125, 132, 140) cm] bust circumference
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Shown in size 31” / 78.5 cm with 1” / 2.5 cm negative ease

yarn
kestrel / sand 501 / 10 (11, 11, 12, 13, 15, 15, 17, 18) skeins

needles
pair in size US 9 5.5 mm / 32” circular in size US 10 6 mm

notes
Pullover bodice is work flat, from cuff to cuff. Front and back are seamed, then stitches are picked up at the waist and worked in the round to the hem.

skills required
Long-tail and backward loop cast ons, seaming (links provided); increasing, decreasing, working in the round, picking up stitches.