Daytrip Blouse by Alexis Di Gregorio

Daytrip Blouse

Knitting
April 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
3.25 mm (D)
660 - 990 yards (604 - 905 m)
XS - 2XL
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Inspired by the fitted sweaters of the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, this top evokes the feeling of a classic elegance, but still manages to feel comfortable and modern. The conservative, high neckline features a small keyhole aperture that makes takes this blouse into many styles.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished Bust Size 28¼ (32, 36¾, 40½, 43¾, 48)” / 71.75 (81.25, 93.25, 102.75, 111.25, 122) cm.
Shown in 36¾”.

Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4” 10 cm in St st after wet blocking.

Materials
Yarn: Blue Sky Alpaca Sport Weight (100% Baby Alpaca; 110 yards 100 meters/50 grams): 506 Natural Streaky Brown, 6 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9) skeins.
Needles: US size 6 (4 mm): 24” circular and DPN.
Notions: Markers; stitch holders; tapestry needle; 1½” shank button; US size D/3.25 mm crochet hook