Myrtle

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Myrtle

7.00

Myrtle is worked in pieces and seamed. The front band ribbing is worked first, and then the fronts are picked up and knit sideways from them. The back and sleeves are knit flat from the bottom up. 

DESIGNER: Bristol Ivy
YARN: The Fibre Co. Cumbria (90% wool, 10% mohair; 238 yds /100 gm skein): appleby castle, 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9) skeins.
GAUGE: 18 sts + 26 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st on larger ndls, after blocking.
NEEDLES: 1 - 32” (80 cm) US 7 (4.5 mm) circular OR pair of straight needles. 1 - 32” (80 cm) US 6 (4 mm) circular OR pair of straight needles.
NOTIONS: Stitch markers, darning needle.
SIZE: 42.5 (46.5, 49.25, 52.5, 56.25, 61.5, 65.25, 69.5)” [108 (118, 125, 133.25, 142.75, 156.25, 165.75, 176.5) cm] bust. Sweater is designed to be worn with 8-12” (20-30.5 cm) positive ease. 
SKILLS: Picking up stitches, mattress stitch.

USEFUL TIPS:
• For a tutorial on perfectly picked up stitches, visit our
Tips + Tricks here
• For a tutorial on working mattress stitch, visit our Tips + Tricks here.

Photography by Carrie Bostick Hoge

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