Tumbledown Cove by Meghan Kelly

Tumbledown Cove

Knitting
January 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1160 - 1595 yards (1061 - 1458 m)
34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)” [86 (96, 106, 116, 126, 136) cm] finished bust.
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Tumbledown Cove is knit from the bottom up in the round. It is divided at the armholes and the front and back are worked back and forth in rows. The shoulders are joined with a 3-needle bind-off. The set- in sleeves are knit in the round to the armholes, and the sleeve caps are knit flat and shaped. The pullover is finished with a mock turtleneck.

SPECIFICATIONS
YARN

The Fibre Co. Acadia (60% merino wool, 20% baby alpaca, 20% silk; 145 yds/50gm skein): driftwood, 8 (8, 9, 9, 10, 11) skeins.
GAUGE
23 sts + 29 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st, after blocking.
22 sts + 29 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in Lace patt, after blocking.
NEEDLES
1 – 24” (60 cm) or 40” (102 cm) US 5 (3.75 mm) circular, 1 – 16” (40 cm) US 5 (3.75 mm) circular and set DPNs.
NOTIONS
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holder.
SIZE
34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)” 86 (96, 106, 116, 126, 136) cm finished bust. Sweater is designed to be worn with 2-4” (5-10 cm) of positive ease.
SKILLS
Reading basic lace from charts, mattress stitch, picking up stitches.

USEFUL TIPS:
• For a tutorial on working lace from charts, visit our Charts Series here.
• For a tutorial on working the 3 Needle Bind-Off, visit our Tips + Tricks here.
• For a tutorial on working the mattress stitch, visit our Tips + Tricks here.