Camisa del Sol by Carissa Browning

Camisa del Sol

Knitting
March 2009
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
218 - 436 yards (199 - 399 m)
Under bust: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)in/76 (81, 86, 91, 97, 102, 107, 112) cm Cup Size: A {B, C, D, DD}
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Description from Website:
We recently had a warm front come through Texas, bringing the temperature up to the mid-80s (about 30 degrees Celsius)… in March! This, of course, made me think of how dreadfully hot it will be in August. So I thought I’d get a jump on my summer wardrobe with a cute cotton top. It may be a little later in the year before you can wear this in your neighborhood, but that just gives you time to knit leisurely. Some basic sewing skills are required, but don’t be frightened - it’s not too bad.

Materials:
Omega Sinfonia 100% mercerized cotton; 218yds/200m per 3.5oz/100g skein; 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2) skeins in color of your choice
Sample A was knit with #828 Lila; Sample B was knit with #832 Turquesa
US #4/4mm circular needle
Five stitch markers
Tapestry needle
About 1yd/1m of cotton print fabric
Elastic, long enough to go around your ribcage, just under your boobs
I used elastic 1-inch wide, but if you have some 1/2-inch on hand, feel free to use it.

Finished Measurements:
Bust: A {B, C, D, DD} cup sizes, where the difference between bust and under-bust measurements is 1 {2, 3, 4, 5}in/2.5 {5, 7.5, 10, 12.5}cm
Under-Bust: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)in/76 (81, 86, 91, 97, 102, 107, 112) cm
Length: Custom

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