Skill Level: Easy
Sizes: XS (S, MEDIUM, L, XL)
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Bust: 34 (36, 38, 40, 42) inches
Length: 21 (21 1/2, 22, 22 1/2, 23) inches
- Brown Sheep, Cotton Fleece, 80% cotton/20% merino wool, DK weight yarn (215 yards per skein): 4 (5, 5, 6, 6) skeins of Rue (CW375)
- Size 6 (4 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
- Size 6 circular needle, 16-inch length
- One stitch marker
- Tapestry needle
In Body Pattern, 20 sts and 32 rows = 4-inches/10 cm. TAKE TIME TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE!Special Abbreviations
Ssk: Slip next 2 sts knitwise, one at a time to right-hand needle, insert tip of left-hand needle into fronts of these 2 sts and k them together.
M1: Lift running thread before next stitch onto left-hand needle and knit in its back loop to make one stitch.
Sssk: Slip next 3 sts knitwise, one at a time to right-hand needle, insert tip of left-hand needle into fronts of these 3 sts and k them together.
Body Pattern (any multiple; a repeat of 4 rows)
Row 1 (WS): Purl.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: Knit.
Rep Rows 1-4 for Body Pattern