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Gima Layers

Knitting
January 2013
Lace / 2 ply ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
3.75 mm (F)
1855 - 3445 yards (1696 - 3150 m)
S (M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), see notes

Skill Level
Confident Beginner

Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Finished Measurements

Jacket
Chest: 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58) inches
Length: 13 (14, 15, 16, 17, 18 1/2) inches

Tank
Chest: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54) inches
Length: 21 (22, 23, 24, 25, 26) inches

Materials

  • Habu Textiles Cotton Gima (lace weight; 100% cotton; 265 yds per ball): 4 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8) balls navy #14 for jacket; 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5) balls gray taupe #20 for tank
  • Size 5 (3.75mm) 32-inch circular needle and spare straight needle or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders
  • 1-inch antique button #MHB399B/25 from Renaissance Buttons for jacket

Gauge
24 sts and 32 rows/rnds = 4 inches/10cm in St st.
To save time, take time to check gauge.