Veneto by Julie Hoover

Veneto

Knitting
March 2016
yarn held together
Lace
+ Lace
= Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with yarn held double, after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
2360 - 3770 yards (2158 - 3447 m)
33¼ (37¼, 40¾, 44¼, 47¾, 51¾, 56¾, 61¾)" / 84.5 (94.5, 103.5, 112.5, 121.5, 131.5, 144, 157) cm finished bust circumference
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A wardrobe staple, this simple crewneck pullover is an absolute classic and sure to become one of your favorites. Veneto is worked from the bottom-up in pieces, with simple ribbed edges, waist shaping, set-in sleeves, and eye-catching color blocking. Go from light to dark, dark to light, add a pop of color, or go all neutral… lots of options, and you’ll probably end up knitting more than one!

Sizes
33¼ (37¼, 40¾, 44¼, 47¾, 51¾, 56¾, 61¾)“ / 84.5 (94.5, 103.5, 112.5, 121.5, 131.5, 144, 157) cm finished bust circumference

Intended to fit bust size 28–30 (32–34, 36–38, 40–42, 44–46, 48–50, 52–54, 56–60)“ / 71–76 (81.5–86.5, 91.5–96.5, 101.5–106.5, 112–117, 122–127, 132–137, 142–152.5) cm with +2–4” / 5–10 cm ease

Models wearing size 37¼” with +3¼” ease

Yarn
mYak Baby Yak Lace
100% baby yak
370 yards / 350 meters per 50 g skein

6 (6, 7, 8, 8, 8, 10, 11) skeins C1; 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2) skein C2; 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) C3 (with yarn held double)
1940 (2155, 2385, 2610, 2860, 3040, 3455, 3715) yards / 1775 (1970, 2180, 2385, 2615, 2780, 3160, 3395) meters C1; 215 (235, 270, 290, 315, 355, 415, 450) yards / 195 (215, 245, 265, 290, 325, 380, 410) meters C2; 205 (240, 270, 300, 340, 375, 415, 495) yards / 185 (220, 245, 275, 310, 345, 380, 455) meters C3 (with yarn held double)

Sample shown in colors Oatmeal (C1), Saffron (C2), and Midnight Blue (C3)

Note: Alternate yarn sample shown knitted with Shibui Pebble (yarn held double) in colors Tar (C1), Ash (C2), and Sidewalk (C3)

Gauge
22 stitches & 35 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch with yarn held double, after blocking

Needle A
One 24” 60 cm circular needle
US 5 / 3.75 mm or size needed to obtain gauge listed

Needle B (for ribbing)
One each 16” / 40 cm and 24” / 60 cm circular needles one size smaller than Needle A
US 4 / 3.5 mm

Needle C (for neckband)
One 16” / 40 cm circular needle two sizes smaller than Needle A
US 3 / 3.25 mm

Other Materials
Cable Needle (CN), stitch holders or waste yarn, blunt tapestry needle, blocking wires & T-pins (optional but recommended)

Skill Level
3 of 5