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Kinsley

Knitting
April 2014
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in 4 x 4 Rib
US 6 - 4.0 mm
540 - 1080 yards (494 - 988 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
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This sleeveless, body hugging ribbed tee or vest begins with the sideways ribbed waistband with clasped knot detail at center front.

Skill Level
Intermediate

Sizes
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL). Shown in size S.

Finished Measurements
Bust: 27½ (31, 34, 37, 43½, 47)” (see Notes)
Length: 23½ (24, 24½, 25, 25¾, 26¼)”

Yarn
Classic Silk by Classic Elite Yarns
(50% cotton, 30% silk, 20% nylon; 50 g = 135 yards)
4 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8) balls 6952 French Lavender

Needles
Circular knitting needle (24”) in size US 6 (4 mm) or size to obtain gauge.

Other Materials
Crochet hook in size US G/6 (4 mm)
Removable stitch markers or safety pins
Smooth, contrasting waste yarn
Stitch holders
Stitch markers

Gauge
20 sts and 32 rows = 4” in 2 x 2 Rib, after blocking. Take time to save time, check your gauge.

Notes
This ribbed garment is intended to be close-fitting, with negative wearing ease. Choose a size 3” to 4” smaller than your actual bust measurement.

The waistband is worked sideways, with a clasped “knot” join at center front.

Stitches for the bodice are picked up along one selvedge of the waistband and worked upwards to the shoulders. The peplum stitches are picked up along the remaining waistband selvedge and worked down to the lower edge.