A Civil War-Era Sontag

Colleen Formby

From Knitting Traditions Fall 2014

Dale of Norway Heilo, 100% wool yarn, sportweight, 109 yards (100 m)/50 g ball, 6 balls of #8972 Dark Olive (MC) and 2 balls of #2427 Goldenrod (CC); www.mangomoonyarns.com

Needles, straight and set of 2 double pointed (for I-cord ties), size 7 (4.5 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge

Crochet hook, size G/6 (4 mm)

Stitch holder

Removable marker or safety pin

Button, 1¾ inch (1.9 cm), 1

Finished size: About 27 inches (68 cm) wide at shoulder line, and 34 inches (86 cm) long from lower back CO edge to tips of lower front points, including 1-inch (2.5-cm) crochet trim

Gauge: 20 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in basketweave patt

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