This pattern is knit all in one piece with NO SEAMS! The nature of the gorgeous Silken Straw yarn make for the beautiful drape and stitch detail of this garment. Combining textural elements such as pleats and lace make for a flattering fit and a unique piece to add to your wardrobe.
Size 5 U.S. (3.75mm) 24"-40" circular needle, One size 5 U.S. (3.75mm) double pointed needle, for working pleats, Stitch markersWaste yarn
30 sts and 20 rnds = 4" in st.st. after blocking, hung gauge This yarn grows lengthwise and shrinks widthwise with blocking and wear. For most accurate results, knit a large swatch, block, then hang it up with weight on the bottom edge (try pinning it to the wall with binder clips for weights) and measure the gauge with the fabric hanging
4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9) hanks Alchemy Silken Straw (100% silk, 236 yards per 40g skein), shown in #129w Cornflower Blue
Please note this garment is to be worn with negative ease: Bust: 26.75 (30.5, 34.75, 38.5, 42.75, 46.5, 50.75, 54.5, 58.75)"
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