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Meketre Skirt & Top

History on Two Needles
Annie Modesitt's Ravelry Store
Knitting
November 2012
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Charted stitch patt
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1653 - 3200 yards (1512 - 2926 m)
To Fit Hip/Bust 28 (34, 40, 46, 52, 58)’/ 71.5 (86.5, 102, 117.5, 132.5, 148) cm
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This is a design from the collection History on Two Needles by Annie Modesitt.

This skirt and top set is based on the garment illustrated in a tiny figurine from Thebes, c.1981 BCE.

Finished Hip 31 (37, 43, 49, 55, 61)’/ 79 (94, 109.5, 125, 140.5, 155.5) cm,
Skirt Length 34 (35 1/4, 36 1/2, 37 3/4, 39, 40 1/4)”/86.5 (90, 93, 96, 99.5, 102.5) cm
Finished Bust 31 (37, 43, 49, 55, 61)”/ 79 (94.5, 109.5, 125, 140.5, 155.5) cm
Top Length 22 3/4 (23 3/4, 24 1/4, 24 3/4 , 25 1/2, 26)”/ 58 (60.5, 62, 63, 65, 66) cm
Skill Level K 3 Intermediate
Fiber Elsebeth Lavold, Bamboucle (87yds/79m 1.75oz/50gr)
Color A #9 Peacock Blue 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) Balls
Color B #11 Bright Moss 2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) Balls
Color C #13 Burnt Orange 3 (4, 4, 5, 6, 6) Balls
Color D #4 Sand 4 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) Balls
Color E #10 Moss 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) Balls
Notions Stitch marker, darning needle, 1-5/8” Elastic (cut to waist measurement + 2”), sewing needle and thread.

Special Stitches
St st – Stockinette Stitch
Rev St st — Reverse St st
Sl st wyws – Slip st with yarn to the wrong side
Sl st wyrs – Slip st with yarn to the right side
VDD – Vertical Double Decrease
VDI – Vertical Double Increase
K2tog-R – Knit 2 tog with a right slant
K2tog-L – Knit 2 tog with a left slant
Dipstitch
DKSS Edge – Double Knit Slip Stitch Edge