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Sizes included in the pattern: small - medium - large - xlarge - xxlarge
Bust: 86 - 96 - 108 - 120 - 130 cm (in: 33¾ - 37¾ - 42½ - 47¼ - 51¼)
Length: 63 - 65 - 66 - 67 - 68 cm (in: 24¾ - 25½ - 26 - 26¼: - 26¾) or as desired
Yarn: this design applies for a 5-ply silk/linen/cotton, 50 g = ca. 115 meters. To use in total 400 - 450 - 550 - 600 - 750 g divided in 250 - 300 - 350 - 400 - 500 g of col. A, 100 - 100 - 150 - 150 - 200 g of col. B and 50 g in col. C (for the neck band - equal for all sizes). For a plain coloured version to use 50 g less.
If you work 1 strand silk together with 1 strand linen/cotton, as it was done here, to use ca. 225 - 250 - 300 - 325 - 400 g in the silk (50 g = ca. 240 meters) and 175 - 200 - 250 - 275 - 350 g in linen/cotton (50 g = ca. 350 meters).
The original model was made in SETA, 100 % bourette silk and the lace-weight linen/cotton LINO COTONE 1/7000. Both yarns from Campolmi Filati in Florence (Firenze), Italy.
The model is good also in cotton.
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Needles: and circular needles (or double pointed) no 3 mm and 4 mm.
Tension/gauge in stocking st (washed sample): 20 sts on needles no 4 mm = 10 cm (4 in).
Suggestions of yarn alternatives: Rico Fashion Silk Blend, Lana Grossa Landlust Sommerseide, Berocco Summer Silk, Hand Maiden Flyss (to knit with 2 strands), Berocco Mantra.
Cotton: Rowan Cotton Glace, Phildar Phil Cotton 4, Paintbox Yarns Recycled Cotton Worsted.
More patterns for silk - look here.
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