: Women's sizes: M to fit bust measurements of approximately 36 in/ 91.5 cm. Finished Measurements: Bust Circumference: 40 in/ 101.5 cm. Designed to be worn as an outer layer with approximately 4 in/ 10 cm or more of positive ease - an overall loose fit similar to a sweatshirt for ease of movement. White sample shown is a size M worn with 4 in/ 10 cm of ease; blue sample is a size L worn with 3 in/ 7.5 cm ease.
Gauge: 21 sts and 30 rnds / 4 in/ 10 cm over stockinette st in the rnd.
What You Need: 1245 yds/ 1135 m of Highland Worsted (6 skeins).
Needles in three sizes as follows: Gauge size needles: circular needles in a range of lengths from 16 in/ 40 cm up to 40 in/ 100 cm for 3 smaller sizes and up to 60 in/ 150 cm for 2 larger sizes, in size required to obtain gauge. I used US #5/ 3.75 mm. You may need a size or two above or below that. Larger than gauge size needles: circular needles one US size larger than gauge size needles in lengths from 24 in/ 60 cm up to 40 in/ 100 cm or 60 in/150 cm depending on sweater size. Smaller than gauge size needles: one set of dpns plus a 16 in/ 40 cm circular needle one US size smaller than gauge size needle.
Mid-size crochet hook for provisional CO. Exact size is not critical. I used US#6 - G/ 4.25 mm.
11 st markers, plus one in a different color or style for end of rnd marker,
one clip-on type marker or safety pin.
small ball of scrap yarn to use for provisional CO and for holding stitches.
Large eye tapestry needle.