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Peasant Blouse

An exquisitely soft, yet structured, blouse with a modern asymmetrical play on cables.

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Teva's given cables a folkloric treatment, but in a modern asymmetrical arrangement. MOSS yarn was knit on large needles for gossamer drape; the way the fiber blooms at this gauge makes it exquisitely soft, not quite sheer and still structured enough for a blouse that is truly amazing.
Finished Size: Small (Medium, Large, XL) to fit Bust: 34.5 (39, 43.25, 47.5)"/86.5 (99, 109, 120.5)cm. Length: 24.5 (26, 27.25, 28.5)"/62 (66, 69, 72.5)cm.
Yarn: Loop-d-Loop by Teva Durham Moss (85% extrafine merino wool, 15% nylon; 163yds [147m]/50g): #01 barley, 6 (7, 8, 9) balls; Loop-d-Loop by Teva Durham Fern (70% wool, 30% nylon; 81 yd [73m]/50g): #01 cream, 1 ball.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 14 sts and 19 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st using #11 needles and 16 sts = 4" (10 cm) over Braided Cable Ruching.
Needles: Size 11 (8mm) and cable needles. Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: 2 yds/2m silk ribbon, iron-on fusible hem tape, yarn needle.
Originally Published: Loop-d-Loop by Teva Durham Volume 1 for Tahki Stacy Charles (Fall 2007)


Author/Speaker/Editor: Teva Durham

Format: eProject