Bonita Shirt by Mercedes Tarasovich
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Bonita Shirt

Knitting
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in st st on larger needle
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1108 - 1739 yards (1013 - 1590 m)
31 (34 ¼, 37, 40 ¼, 43, 48 ¼)" bust circumference.
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Delicate embroidery follows the patterns made by simple lacework in this summery knitted blouse. Tailored I-cord trim along the neckline and sleeve edgings provide a neat finish. The body is worked in one piece to the armholes for easy knitting; then the front and back are worked separately back and forth. The set-in cap sleeves knit up quickly. Its worked in comfy mercerized cotton; make it in the colors shown or try it in spicey red with mexicali colors for the embroidery.

Finished Size: 31 (34 ¼, 37, 40 ¼, 43, 48 ¼)“ bust circumference. Top shown measures 37”.
Yarn: Garnstudio Safran (100% cotton; 174 yd 159 m/50 g): #18 ecru (off-white, MC), 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) balls; #31 lime, #13 pink, #30 turquoise, 1 ball each for embroidery. Yarn distributed by Aurora Yarns
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows
Needles: EdgingSize 2 (2.75 mm): 16” and 24” circular (cir). Body and I-cord edging Size 4 (3.5 mm): 24” cir and set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook; waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle; markers (m); stitch holders; sharp-point embroidery needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Summer 2006