Wild Atlantic Way by Meghan Kelly

Wild Atlantic Way

Knitting
August 2016
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1225 - 2275 yards (1120 - 2080 m)
36.5 (41.25, 43.5, 48, 52.5, 57.25, 61.75)” [92.75 (104.75, 110.5, 122, 133.25, 145.5, 156.75) cm] finished bust.
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Wild Atlantic Way is knit in the round from the bottom up. The modified drop shoulder sleeves are knit in the round and sewn in. Stitches are then picked up to work the collar in the round.

SPECIFICATIONS
YARN:
The Fibre Co. Arranmore (90% merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% silk; 175 yds/100 gm skein): St. Claire (MC), 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 7) skeins; Narin Beach (CC), 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 6) skeins.
GAUGE: 14 sts + 22 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st, on larger ndls, after blocking.
NEEDLES:
1 – 24” (60 cm) or 40” (100 cm) US 7 (4.5 mm) circular.
1 – 16” (40 cm) US 7 (5 mm) circular.
1 – set US 7 (4.5 mm) DPNs.
1 – 24” (60 cm) or 40” (102 cm) US 9 (5.5 mm) circular.
NOTIONS: Stitch marker, tapestry needle.
SIZE: 36.5 (41.25, 43.5, 48, 52.5, 57.25, 61.75)” 92.75 (104.75, 110.5, 122, 133.25, 145.5, 156.75) cm finished bust. Sweater is designed to be worn with 4” (10 cm) of positive ease. Please see schematic for more detailed finished measurements.
SKILLS: Increases, decreases, colorwork.

USEFUL TIPS:
• For a tutorial on working colorwork from charts, visit our Charts Series here.
• For a tutorial on seaming perpendicular pieces of knitting, visit our tips and tricks here.