Blue Sky Fibers

Empire Waist Sweater

The Classic Series

Design by Kim Hamlin

$9.00

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Reverse stockinette with a scoop neck and waist shaping create an interesting knit with feminine details.

Pattern No. ES

YARN:

Hand Dyes (Worsted) by Blue Sky Fibers (50% Royal Alpaca/50% Merino; 100 grams/100yd): 10 (10, 11, 12) hanks

 

NEEDLES:

Size 9 (5.5mm) 24″ circular needle, or size needed to fit gauge

 

OTHER TOOLS:

Size I (5.5mm) hook, or size needed to fit gauge

Two and a half yds of 5/8″ ribbon

SKILL LEVEL:

Intermediate

 

GAUGE:

In St st, 16 sts and 22 rows = 4″

SIZES:

S (M, L, XL)

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

To fit bust size: 32 (34, 36, 38)”

Bust: 33 (37½, 39½, 41½)”

Length: 22 (22, 22½, 23)”

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