Blue Sky Fibers

1940's Inspired Gown

The Classic Series

Designed by Cheryl Nelson

$9.00

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With a fitted bodice, puff sleeves, and a flared peplum, this stunning two-piece gown harkens back to the sophistication of the 1940’s.

Pattern No. 4G

YARN:

Alpaca Silk by Blue Sky Fibers (50% alpaca/50% silk; 50g/146yds): 6 (6, 6, 7) hanks for top; 10 (10, 10, 11) hanks for skirt

 

NEEDLES:

Size 7 (4.5mm) needles, or size needed to obtain gauge

Size 7 (4.5mm) 24″ circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

Size 9 (5.5mm) 36″ circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

Size 10½ (6.5mm) 36″ circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

Size 11 (8mm) 36″ circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

 

OTHER TOOLS:

Size H (5mm) hook, or size needed to obtain gauge

Stitch marker

¾” elastic

SKILL LEVEL:

Intermediate

 

GAUGE:

In St st, 21 sts and 26 rows = 4″, using smallest needles

In 2×2 rib, 22 sts and 26 rows = 4″

 

SIZES:

XS (S, M, L)

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

Top (width at bust): 14⅞ (16, 17⅛, 18⅝)”

Length (highest point on shoulder to bottom of peplum): 20⅜ (21⅛, 21⅜, 21⅞)”

Skirt (width at waist): 12⅛ (13, 13¾, 14½)”

Length (including trim): 37″

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