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8,000 Feet Hoodie

Jun 14, 2011
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8,000 Feet Hoodie
Amanda Scheuzger

Simple raglan cardigan with elegant colorwork in the hood and cuffs. Stranded colorwork hood is worked in the round with clever increases and decreases to achieve the right shape.

Finished Size 34 (37½, 40¼, 43, 45¾, 48¾, 52¼)" bust circumference, buttoned. Sweater shown measures 37½", modeled with 4" of ease.
Yarn Blue Sky Alpacas Suri Merino (60% baby suri, 40% merino; 164 yd [150 m]
/3½ oz [100 g]): #418 dusk (MC), 7 (7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10) skeins; #416 meadow (A), #420 autumn (B), #415 harvest (C), and #417 seamist (D), 1 skein each.
Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 24" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 5 (3.75 mm): 40" cir and set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; waste yarn; six¾" buttons.
Gauge 23 sts and 30 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 23 sts and 24 rows = 4" in colorwork patt on larger needles.


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