#10 Turkish Pattern Dress by Mari Lynn Patrick

#10 Turkish Pattern Dress

Knitting
December 2007
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch follwing color charts using size 5 (3.75mm) needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1540 - 2420 yards (1408 - 2213 m)
Bust 36 (38, 40, 42)"/91.5 (96.5, 101.5, 106.5)cm
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Pattern description from Vogue Knitting, Holiday 2007: “Delightful Turkish motifs are the basis of the multiple pattern strips meandering across Mari Lynn Patrick’s colorwork tunic. Knit with ten hues of Blue Sky Alpacas’ ‘Sport Weight,’ it sports a subtle A-line silhouette, a deep V neckline and hemmed edges.”

“Standard-fitting tunic or dress in a variety of Turkish pattern bands with hemmed edges and a deep v-neck. Sized for Small, Medium, Large, X-Large and shown in size Small on page 70.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large, X-Large)
  • Lower edge 43 (45, 47, 49)“/109 (114, 119, 124)cm
  • Bust 36 (38, 40, 42)“/91.5 (96.5, 101.5, 106.5)cm
  • Length 31 (31, 31½, 32)“/78.5 (78.5, 80, 81)cm
  • Upper arm 15 (15, 16, 16¾)“/38 (38, 40.5, 42.5)cm

Materials:

  • 3 (3, 4, 4) 1¾oz/50g hanks (each approx 110yd/100m) of Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight (alpaca) each in #524 nickle (B) and #525 deep green (E)
  • 2 (2, 3, 3) hanks in #512 eggplant (A) and #530 fuchsia (H)
  • 1 (1, 1, 2) hanks in #529 purple (C) #519 amber (D) #523 grape (F) and #520 avocado (G)
  • One pair size 5 (3.75mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • One size 5 (3.75mm) circular needle, 24”/60cm long