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Amherst

CABLED SWEATER DRESS


by Ann McCauley

MATERIALS

Approximately 925 (1050, 1185, 1340, 1510, 1680) yards of worsted weight wool yarn
7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Barn Owl

GAUGE

Working Gauge:
24 stitches & 28 rows = 4" in Cable Twist Ribbing with Size A needle; before blocking
20 stitches & 28 rows = 4" in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle; before blocking
24 stitches & 28 rows = 4" in Tudor Grillwork Cable pattern with Size A needle; before blocking

Finished Gauge:
22 stitches & 28 rows = 4" in Cable Twist Ribbing with Size A needle; after blocking
18 stitches & 28 rows = 4" in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle; after blocking
20 stitches & 28 rows = 4" in Tudor Grillwork Cable pattern with Size A needle; after blocking

NEEDLES

Size A (for garment pieces):
One pair of straight needles or one 32 long circular needle in size needed to obtain gauges listed
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size B (for section of Yoke, Edging and Bands):
One each 16 and 24 long circular needles one size smaller than Size A Needle
Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 7)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

33 (35, 39, 43, 48, 51)" finished garment at bust
Intended Ease: +2-4"
Sample shown is size 35 with 1 ease on model

SKILL LEVEL

3 of 5


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