Fortress by Lisa Mutch


April 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 2100 yards (732 - 1920 m)
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46)”
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Worked from the top down, Fortress features feminine yet bold details. The unique openwork buttonband allows you to add as many or few buttons as you wish, according to your personal preference. The high collar, waist shaping and eye-catching hem add to it’s stylish and modern appeal.

Approximately 800 (900, 1000, 1200, 1400, 1600, 1800, 2100) yards of Northbound Knitting DK singles
US size 8 (5 mm) circular needle (or size needed to obtain gauge)
US size 8 (5 mm) double pointed needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
Stitch markers
2 stitch holders or scrap yarn
Tapestry needle

4 sts= 1 inch in stockinette stitch

Finished Measurements:
Finished bust measurements: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46)”

Abbreviations Used:
Pm=Place marker
Sm=Slip marker
Rs=Right side
Ws=Wrong side
Yo=Yarn over
M1R=With left needle tip, lift strand between sts from back to front, knit into front of loop
M1L=With left needle tip, lift strand between sts from front to back, knit into back of loop
K2tog=Knit two stitches together
K3tog=Knit three stitches together
Ssk=Slip, slip, knit slipped stitches together