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Persephone Shell

A knitted tank top with custom bust shaping
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SKU# EP2475

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Description
This is a fun knitted summer top that is worked in two yarns and features customized bust shaping in the draped bodice. Short-rows shape the rest of the body in this top.
Details
Finished Size 27¾ (30½ , 33½ , 36¼ , 39¾ , 42½ , 45½ )" underbust circumference (see Notes). Top shown measures 30½ " underbust with draped bust for A-cup bra size.
Yarn
Rowan Wool Cotton (50% merino, 50% cotton; 123 yd [112 m]/50 g): #908 inky (black; MC), 4 (4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins. Rowan Bamboo Soft (100% bamboo viscose; 112 yd [102 m]/50 g): #118 mystic (turquoise; CC), 2 (2, 2–3, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins, depending on cup size. Yarns distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Yarn Weight #3 - Light
Needles
Body and draped bust—size 4 (3.5 mm): 16–24" circular (cir), depending on size. Hem—size 3 (3.25 mm): 16–24" cir, depending on size. I-cord—size 4 (3.5 mm): 2 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions
Waste yarn; markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
Gauge
22 sts and 35 rnds = 4" in St st with MC on larger needle; 26 sts and 39 rows = 4" in St st with CC on larger needle.
Originally Published Interweave Knits Spring 2010

SKU: EP2475

Author/Speaker/Editor: Lien Ngo

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