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Introducing Starbuck, our first exclusive Knit-O-Matic pattern just for our customers. For your knitting pleasure we've designed a simple, fitted raglan pullover with a wide neck. Pattern requires 3 to 5 skeins of Misti Peruvian Cotton-Silk and is free when you purchase the yarn!
A close fit top with side shaping and minimum ease incorporates the inherent stretch of cotton & the drape of silk. measure your bust and choose that size, for odd numbered measurements choose the next size up.
Knitting in the round, provisional cast on, ssk, picking up stitches, M1L & M1R, short rows, backwards loop cast on. For help with techniques refer to the glossary section of Interweave Knits magazine or knittinghelp.com
to fit bust: 30(32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44) inches
finished length: 20(20, 21, 21, 22, 22, 23) inches
sleeve length to underarm: 3.75(13.75, 14, 14, 14, 14.5, 14.5) inches
• Misti Cotton Silk 100g/175m: 3(3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins
• 5mm & 4mm/24” clover bamboo circular needles
• 5mm & 4mm/ 12” addi turbo circular needles
• 1 package clover locking stitch markers
• clover chibi darning needles
• scrap yarn in contrasting colour (mercerized cotton is good)
• row counter
This sweater is named Starbuck after the character from the new Battlestar Galactica TV series (she was a bit of an amazon). When I first started working on the pattern I was geekily consuming the show and I naively thought that I would be able to get the whole pattern done by the time I had finished the series. Little did i know that making a great fitting pattern takes a lot more work than 3 seasons of television can afford! Moving on to more shows to occupy me while I was knitting & re-knitting the samples, I moved on to Nip/Tuck, Deadwood, Ugly Betty ...
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