: Womenï¿½s 3X, with approximate body bust sizes of 52 in/ 132 cm. Designed to be worn with 2 - 4 in/ 5 - 10 cm of positive ease. Finished Measurements: Bust Circumference: 56 in/ 142 cm. Shown in size M worn with 4 in/ 10 cm of positive ease, and shortened by 2 in/ 5 cm for a petite model.
Gauge: 20 sts and 30 rnds/ 4 in/ 10 cm in stockinette stitch in the rnd. 21 sts and 48 rnds/ 4 in/ 10 cm over Pattern Stitch in the rnd.
What You Need: Highland Worsted weight yarn in three colors: Color A (body): 23 oz/ 652 g, approximately 1564 yds/ 1430 m, 8 skeins of Highland Worsted. Color B: All sizes use less than 2 oz/ 57 g, approximately 136 yds/ 124 m, 1 skein of Highland Worsted. Color C (welt color): All sizes use less than 2 1/4 oz/ 64 g, approximately 153 yds/ 140 m, 1 skein of Highland Worsted.
Needles in two sizes: Gauge size needles: Circular needles in 16 in/ 40 cm, 32 in/ 80 cm, and 40 in/ 100 cm lengths in size required to obtain gauge. I used US #5/ 3.75 mm. You may need a size or two above or below that. One set of dpn in same size as above. Smaller than gauge size needle: Circular needle in 32 in/ 80 cm or 40 in/ 100 cm length in one US size smaller than gauge size needles.
Five stitch markers
Tapestry needle to weave in ends.