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Filet Patch Blouse

Fun and festive top for summer.
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Description
The patchwork in this blouse was inspired by a knitting technique from the 1940's that mimics the look of traditional filet crochet. The blouse has small patches of stylized roses and bright colors that form a decorative folkloric yoke.

SKU: EP1925

Author/Speaker/Editor: Teva Durham

Format: eProject

Details

Finished Size: 37 1⁄2 (40, 44 1⁄2, 47, 49)" bust circumference at base of armholes, to fit 34 (36 1⁄2, 41, 43 1⁄2, 45 1⁄2)" actual bust. Sweater shown measures 37 1⁄2", modeled with plenty of positive ease.
Yarn: Loop-d-Loop by Teva Durham Quartz (78% mohair, 13% wool, 9% nylon; 93 yd [85 m]/50 g): #05 coral (A), #04 butter (B), and #06 periwinkle (C), 1 (1, 2, 2, 2) ball(s) each. Loop-d-Loop by Teva Durham Moss (90% merino, 10% nylon; 115 yd [105 m]/50 g): #07 fuchsia (D), 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) balls. Yarns distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles.
Yarn Weight: #4 - Medium
Needles: Filet patches—size 6 (4 mm). Body and sleeves—size 11 (8 mm). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions:
Tapestry needle.
Gauge: 14 sts and 19 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles with D; 15-st chart makes 3 1⁄2" square and 18-st chart makes 4 1⁄4" square in filet knitting on smaller needles.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Summer 2009

SKU: EP1925

Author/Speaker/Editor: Teva Durham

Format: eProject