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TUSA WAISTCOAT - the waistcoat in DK-weight wool takes part of the set Tusa but is very beautiful and useful alone with a jumper, a shirt, slacks or a skirt. Worked flat from right front opening across the back to left front opening. The pattern consists of columns and "squares" in stocking st and moss st from chart. It is recommended to use circular needles as there is quite a large number of stitches. The pattern for the whole set is available - look at the bottom for the link.
Required skill level from 1 (basic) to 5 (advanced): 2↑.
Sizes: small - medium - large - xlarge - xxlarge.
The measurements given throughout the pattern are all in cm as well as inches.
Further details and information about yarn
Sizes included in the pattern: small - medium - large - xlarge - xxlarge
Measurements of the garment:
Bust: 94 - 104 - 118 - 132 - 148 cm (in: 37 - 41 - 46½ - 52 - 58¼)
Length: 74 - 74 - 76 - 78 - 79 cm (in: 29 - 29 - 30 - 30¾ - 31)
Yarn: this design applies for a DK-weight wool, 50 g = 125 meters. In total 300 - 400 - 450 - 550 - 600 g.
The original model was made in SPORT, 100 % merino wool, from Campolmi Roberto Filati in Florence (Firenze), Italy.
For more information regarding pattern and yarn - please make contact here.
Needles: and circolar needles no 4 and 5 mm.
Tension/gauge in stocking st: 18 sts on needles no 5 mm = 10 cm.
Suggestions of yarn alternatives: CAMPOLMI Eco Sport, PATONS Merino Extrafine DK, SCHOPPEL Wolle On Touch, Rico Essentials Merino DK, Cascade Longwood Sport, Lang Yarns Merino 120, MONDIAL Merino Sport, Willow and Lark Ramble.
More patterns for a DK-weight wool - look here.
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