Amy Polo by Gudrun Georges

Amy Polo

Knitting
July 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Spot Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1537 - 1845 yards (1405 - 1687 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL)
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Amy Winehouse rocked a simple polo shirt like no other. After seeing the moving documentary film about her life, I had to make a hand knitted version of this wardrobe staple.
The beauty of this shirt lies in its versatility. Style it very elegantly or punk rock, with slacks or jeans or any skirt…. It will always be cool and sexy. I selected a very simple stitch pattern that mimics the waffled texture of classic polo shirts and makes it slightly retro.
The shirt is knitted in pieces, and the sleeves are worked by
picking up stitches around the arm: via the method of genius Barbara Walker.
This pattern was tech edited by Kristen TenDyke.
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Difficulty Level: intermediate.
Techniques: cast-on; backwards loop cast-on; rib stitch; a simple knit/purl pattern; decreasing and
increasing; picking up stitches; short-rows and seaming.
Finished Measurements
Bust Circumference: 34.75 (37.25, 38.75, 42.25, 45.25)” / 88.5 (94.5, 98.5, 107.5, 115) cm
Yarn: Cascade Venezia Sport (70 % merino wool/30% mulberry silk; 307.5 yards / 281.25m weight 3.5 oz/
100grams): 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins sage #187 (MC), 1 skein white heaven #101 (CC).
Notions: Stitch markers, waste yarn, 5 buttons (0.5 inch /1.25 cm), thread and needle.