Ophelia Camisole by Tracy Birch

Ophelia Camisole

Knitting
September 2019
Purl Alpaca Designs 270m/100g skeins
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
405 - 810 yards (370 - 741 m)
BUST 72cm to 112 cm (or 29 inches to 44 inches)
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This pattern is available from purlalpacadesigns.com for £5.00.

Designed to go under the Ophelia Top, this lovely camisole can be worn on its own as a spring, summer or autumn top or as a vest in the winter. The lace panel on the back just adds that certain something. It’s made in one piece, so little sewing required and knitted in the round with our gorgeous 100%, worsted spun, alpaca yarn. Five sizes available and the knitting techniques are cabling, lace and holding sts.

Photographed in the colour called Copper
Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs, 100% pure alpaca Worsted spun yarn (from Tracy’s Herd of alpacas).
Skill level: confident novice to intermediate
Womenswear UK Sizes:
X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit approx 73cm/29″ bust (1.5 skeins of yarn)
Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit approx 83cm/33″ bust (1.5 skeins of yarn)
Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit approx 93cm/37″ bust (2 skeins of yarn)
Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit approx 102cm/40″ bust (2 skeins of yarn)
X-Large: UK sizes 20-22, to fit approx 112cm/44″ bust (3 skeins of yarn)

Needle size: 3.5mm 4mm circular needles and 5mm needles to cast off the neck (needles not supplied)