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octavia / Leila Raabe

Octavia is a classic top-down raglan with a pretty peekaboo slip-stitch eyelet motif at the hem and cuffs. Simple to work and easy to style—knitting doesn't get better than this!

specifications

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

36 (39¼, 42¾, 46, 49¼, 52¾, 56, 59¼, 62¾)" [91.5 (99.5, 108.5, 117, 125, 134, 142, 150.5, 159.5) cm] bust circumference; shown in size 39¼" [99.5 cm] on a 31" [78.5 cm], 5'7½" [67.5 cm] tall model (8¼" [21 cm] positive ease)

YARN:

piper / laredo 613 / 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins

NEEDLES:

16" and 32" circular in size US 6 [4 mm] / set dpns in size US 6 [4 mm]

GAUGE:

24 sts and 32 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in stockinette stitch, before wet blocking / 24 sts and 31 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in stockinette stitch, after wet blocking

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Long-tail and backward loop cast ons, picking up stitches (links provided); increasing, decreasing. Chart and line-by-line instructions included.

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