Washington by illitilli

Washington

Knitting
November 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1175 - 1410 yards (1074 - 1289 m)
Sizes 1 (2, 3, 4) with 50.5” (56”, 61.5”, 68”) [128.5 cm (142 cm, 156 cm, 173 cm)] finished circumference at hip, to fit bust sizes 34”-40” (42”-48”, 50”-56”, 58”-64”) [86.5-102 cm, (106.5- 122 cm, 127-142 cm, 147.5-162.5 cm)].
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It’s a cardigan, it’s a shawl. Washington by illitilli, is the cardigan made for Sunday mornings with the New York Times crossword, coffee, and knitting. Named after the Brooklyn cobblestone street that looks out to the Manhattan Bridge, this cardigan captures the aesthetic of DUMBO, Brooklyn with it’s nubbly garter stitch lines and on-the-bias construction. Washington is worked in pieces and seamed, them the armholes are picked up and worked in the round. Find some toggle buttons to complete this cozy, simple, and modern cardigan.

Design Details

Finished Sizes: Sizes 1 (2, 3, 4) with 50.5” (56”, 61.5”, 68”) 128.5 cm (142 cm, 156 cm, 173 cm) finished circumference at hip, to fit bust sizes 34”-40” (42”-48”, 50”-56”, 58”-64”) 86.5-102 cm, (106.5-122 cm, 127-142 cm, 147.5-162.5 cm).

Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Forge in Ash (natural medium gray), 5 (6, 6, 6) skeins.

Suggested Needles: Size US 7 (4.5mm): 40” (100 cm) and 16” (40 cm) circs.

Gauge: 19 sts and 38 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Garter Stitch.

Skills required: Increasing; decreasing; seaming; circular knitting; picking up stitches.

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