Finished Circumference: 25.5”
17 sts and 29 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch on larger needle.
US7/4.5mm ndl: 24” circular, or size needed to obtain gauge.
US6/4mm ndl: 16” circular, or one size smaller than size needed to obtain gauge.
stitch holders or waste yarn
Larger circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts and changes of direction in the fabric. Do not join until instructed to do so in the ribbing; work back and forth in rows.