Fairley by Louisa Harding
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Fairley

Knitting
October 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in St St
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
464 - 927 yards (424 - 848 m)
34:37:40:43 in
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FAIRLEY - Top
(wet blocking dimensions)

Width at shoulders:
43 47 51 54.5 cm
17 18½ 20 21½ in

Finished length:
45.5 45.5 48.5 51 cm
18 18 19 20 in
1st size photographed on Model Height 5’8’’, dress UK 8, bust 30C

Yarn
Photographed in Cashmere Twist Sh. 511 Wickenden
2 3 3 4 x 50g balls

Needles
Pair of 4.5 mm (US 7) knitting needles
Pair 5 mm (US 8) knitting needles
4 stitch markers

Tension/gauge
20 sts x 26 rows to 10 cm (4 in) square measured over st st using 5 mm (US 8) needles once wet blocked.
17.5 sts x 26 rows to 10 cm (4 in) square measured over central lace panel patt using 5 mm (US 8) needles once wet blocked.

Note
This design has an interesting construction. The two pieces are joined at the shoulders and side edges to create a very simple top. For this design I wanted to create a light drapey knitted fabric, I have used a larger size needle than traditionally used for this yarn to achieve this.