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ox chunky

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : ox chunky
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on - long tail method
  • knit
  • purl
  • bind off
  • work in round

Pattern Description:


Great advancing beginners pattern or fast and fun quickie for any skill level.

K & p only, worked bottom up in the round.

Written and charted.

American English knitting terms & abbreviations (glossary provided).

US and Metric Equivalents.

This piece has a book-matched = 4-way mirrored symmetry. A little jog in basic ribs creates angled lines giving an almost cabled look. Looks like X, O, X, O from afar.

Works up fast.

Needs:

437 yd/400 m Chunky Yarn (4 balls of Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky 2 ply or other)
US 10 (6mm) 24" (60 cm) long circular needles.
Stitch Markers - 3 + 1 different color.
Row Counter

Sample: 30 around by 17" tall (76 by 43 cm) relaxed - Stretches to 45" (114 cm) will go over shoulders of a size US 14/16

Gauge:

4 stitches to the inch in stitch pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 30' by 17" relaxed - will stretch easily to 45'+ to wrap around shoulders up to sz 14/16

Materials:

  • 436 yds (400 m) Chunky yarn
  • US 10 (6 mm) circular needles 24" (60 cm) long
  • Row counter
  • Stitch markers (3 + 1 colors)
  • Darning needle

Suggested yarn:

436 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

cascade baby alpaca chunky

Colorway:

mimosa - discontinued color