Medallion Blouse by Maria Leigh

Medallion Blouse

Knitting
March 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in St st.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
872 - 1090 yards (797 - 997 m)
48 (52, 56, 60½)" bust circumference. Blouse shown measures 48", modeled with 14" of positive ease.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

A charted lace pattern makes a medallion at the neck of this pullover, while the extra-wide back creates ruching at the shoulder seams. The overall look is retro, yet sophisticated.

Designer Maria Leigh

Finished Size 48 (52, 56, 60½)“ bust circumference. Blouse shown measures 48”, modeled with 14” of positive ease.

Yarn Knit Picks Comfy Worsted (75% pima cotton, 25% acrylic; 109 yd 100 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #24797 doe, 8 (8, 9, 10) skeins. Yarn distributed by Crafts Americana.

Needles Size 6 (4 mm): straight and 16” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 18 sts and 25 rows = 4” in St st.