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Classic Shirt

Knitting
March 2009
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch on larger needles, after steam-pressing
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
865 - 1560 yards (791 - 1426 m)
S (M, L, 1X, 2X)

Classic button-front, hourglass-shaped shirt in light-weight yarn to wear over a coordinating or contrasting cami or tank. Length may be adjusted between the waist and the armhole, and finished length may be adjusted, for a perfect fit.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Sizing Information:

  • S (M, L, 1X, 2X)
  • Finished hem (and bust): 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)” / 91 (101, 111.5, 122, 132) cm
  • Finished Waist: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46)” / 76 (86, 96.5, 106.5, 117) cm
  • Finished waist length: 16.5 (17, 17.5, 18, 18.5)” / 41.5 (43, 44, 45.5, 47) cm
  • Finished shoulder width: 14” / 35.5 cm
  • Finished sleeve length (with cuff extended): 31 (31.5, 32, 32.5, 33)” / 78.5 (80, 81, 82.5, 83.5) cm

Materials:

  • 865 (960, 1060, 1150, 1250) yd / 780 (865, 955, 1035, 1125) m (4-5-5-5-6 balls) Needful Mohair Royal (80% kid mohair, 20% nylon; each approx. 7/8 oz / 25g and 235 yd / 215m), in color 1650 off-white (fine/sport)
  • OR
  • 1080 (1200, 1320, 1440, 1560) yd / 970 (1080, 1200, 1320, 1440) m (4-5-5-6-6- skeins) Louet Euroflax Sport Weight (100% linen, each approx. 3.5 oz / 100g and 270 yd / 246 m), in color 01 Champagne (fine/sport)
  • One pair 4 mm / US 6 needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • One pair 3.5 mm / US 4 needles
  • 2 Stitch markers
  • Stitch holder
  • 10 Buttons, 3/8” / 9 mm wide
  • Optional: 2 more Buttons (for turned-back cuffs)