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Besom by Meghan Jones

Besom by Meghan Jones Besom by Meghan Jones
Besom by Meghan Jones Besom by Meghan Jones
Buy Dale Garn Freestyle at Mango Moon

The body is worked in the round to the underarm, then set aside. The Sleeves are worked to the underarm. Then the Body and Sleeves are joined and the Yoke is worked to the neck with round-yoke shaping. The steek is cut open and button and buttonhole bands added. The colorwork patterns are presented in chart form only.

$7.00 US

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Finished measurements:
Bust: 34 (39 ½, 43, 46 ½, 50, 55 ½, 59, 62 ½)" / 86.5 (100.5, 109, 118, 127, 141, 150, 159) cm
Length: 20 ¾ (21 ¼, 22 ¾, 23 ¼, 24 ¾, 24 ¼, 26, 26 ½)" / 52.5 (54, 58, 59, 63, 61.5, 66, 67.5) cm
Shown in size 34" / 86.5 cm
Intended to be worn with 2–4" / 5–10 cm ease.

Yarn:
Dale Garn Freestyle (87 yd / 80 m per 1 ¾ oz / 50 g skein; 100% Pure New Wool):
10 (12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19) skeins in #0004 Light Heather Grey (MC)
1 skein in #5072 Aubergine (CC1)
1 skein in #4826 Berry (CC2)
1 skein in #4617 Bright Pink (CC3)
1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) in #0144 Neon Pink (CC4)

Needles & Notions:
Size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needle, 24–48" / 60–120 cm long, depending on bust size
Size 6 US / 4 mm circular needle, 24–48" / 60–120 cm long, depending on bust size
Size 6 US / 4 mm needle(s) in preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round
Size 7 US / 4.5 mm circular needle, 24–48" / 60–120 cm long, depending on bust size
Size 7 US / 4.5 mm needle(s) in preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round
For some knitters, gauge for stranded and non-stranded sections may be different. If necessary, adjust needle size when beginning and ending stranded section of garment.

Stitch markers, stitch holder or waste yarn, sewing machine (or sewing needle) and thread to match MC, 10 (10, 11, 11, 13, 13, 14, 14) buttons ½" / 13 mm diameter

Gauge:
18 sts and 25 rnds = 4" in Stockinette stitch, using size 6 US / 4 mm needle
18 sts and 23 ½ rnds = 4" / 10 cm in Stranded Pattern, using size 7 US / 4.5 mm needle

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