Bryn Mawr Dress by Alex Capshaw-Taylor
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Bryn Mawr Dress

July 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in rev St st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1722 - 2706 yards (1575 - 2474 m)
33 (36ΒΎ, 41ΒΌ, 46Β½, 50ΒΌ)" bust circumference, 32Β½ (36, 39Β½, 43ΒΌ, 48)" hip circumference. Dress shown measures 33" bust circumference, modeled with 1" of positive ease.
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Twisted stitches build a graphic zigzag pattern across this close-fitting dress. Piece is knit in the round from the bottom up with three quarter sleeves.

Finished Size 33 (36ΒΎ, 41ΒΌ, 46Β½, 50ΒΌ)” bust circumference, 32Β½ (36, 39Β½, 43ΒΌ, 48)” hip circumference. Dress shown measures 33” bust circumference, modeled with 1” of positive ease.

Yarn Rowan Wool Cotton (50% merino wool, 50% cotton; 123 yd 112 m/1ΒΎ oz 50 g): #909 French navy, 14 (16, 17, 19, 22) balls. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.

Needle Size 5 (3.75 mm): 32”, 24”, and 16” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle.

Gauge 21 sts and 30 rnds = 4” in rev St st; 27 sts and 30 rnds = 4” in Front chart patt.

If you’re interested in the inspiration behind this design you can read about it at Worldknits. While you’re there you can also check out the music I was listening to while writing the pattern and knitting the sample. I hope you enjoy! -Alex