Posy 8ply by Georgie Nicolson
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Posy 8ply

Knitting
July 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
220 - 1100 yards (201 - 1006 m)
sizes in one inch increments to fit chest measurements from 15 to 30"/38 to 76cm
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Posy 4ply is part of a series of knits designed to coordinate with the popular Bloom dress and showcase the gorgeous WOOLganics yarns. It features the same diamond lace through the body and the yoke as on the dress’s body and hemline.

Construction:
Posy is knit top-down and seamlessly, beginning with a circular yoke. The body is worked flat and the sleeves in the round with the diamond lace positioned symmetrically across the fronts and the back. The edging is worked as you go to make for minimal finishing.

Yoke lace has both chart and written instructions.
Body lace has chart and a cheat sheet to guide you through the lace placement for those daunted by charts.

A 4ply version of this pattern is available here.

Sizing:
To fit actual chest measurement of:
15-21: 15/38 – newborn (16/40.5 – 3mths, 17/43 – 6mths, 18/45.5 – 9mths) 19/48 – 12mths, 20/51 – 18mths, 21/53.5 – 24mths
22-30: 22/56 – 3yrs (23/58.5 – 4yrs, 24/61 – 5yrs, 25/63.5 – 6yrs) 26/66 – 7yrs, 27/68.5 – 8yrs, 28/71 – 10yrs, 30/76 – 12yrs inches/cms.

Finished garment chest measurement:
15-21: 16¼/41 (17¼/44, 18¼/46.5, 19½/49.5) 20½/52, 21½/54.5, 22¾/57.5
22-30: 23¾/60.5 (25/63.5, 26/66, 27/68.5) 28¼/71.5, 29¼/74.5, 30½/77.5, 32¾/83

Sample shown is the 23” knit to a 8 years length on an 8 year old with a 23½“ chest.

Skill Level:
Experienced

The ability to ready your knitting is required for working the diamond lace pattern through the body.

Techniques used:
knit and purl
Increasing and decreasing
Long-tail cast-on
Working small circumferences in the round
Working from charts
Picking up stitches
Lace

Yardage:
8ply /dk weight yarn of approximately:
15-21: 220/205 (250/230, 300/275, 350/320) 400/365, 450/415, 510/470
22-30: 570/520 (630/580, 700/640, 770/705, 840/770, 920/840, 1000/915, 1100/1005)
yards/metres.

Original yarn is a worsted spun organic merino with a 4ply structure.


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