Sheer Bathroom Set: Shower-Curtain Insert by Annie Modesitt

Sheer Bathroom Set: Shower-Curtain Insert

Knitting
October 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
255 yards (233 m)
One size
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Finished Size: About 70” wide and 5” high.

Yarn: Berroco Cotton Twist (70% cotton, 30% rayon; 85 yd 78 m/50 g): #8369 Aegean, 3 balls for shower-curtain insert.

Needles: Size 8 (5 mm): two 36” circulars (cir) for shower-curtain inset. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Purchased fabric shower curtain 70” wide; markers (m); tapestry needle; spare 36” cir needle several sizes smaller than main needles for picking up running sts of shower-curtain insert; spare needle larger than main needles for binding off shower-curtain insert; ruler; pencil; fabric scissors; matching sewing thread; sewing machine (optional; substitute a sharp-pointed sewing needle if hemming by hand).

Gauge:

  • 18 sts (1 patt rep wide) from Rows 1–22 of Lace chart measure about 4” wide for window curtain and about 4 3⁄8” wide for shower-curtain insert
  • 24 sts (1 patt rep wide) and 17 rows = 4” repeating Rows 31 and 32 of chart for window-curtain eyelet stripe
  • 5-st edging at each side of window curtains measures about ½“ wide.

Also part of the Sheer Bathroom Set: Cafe-Curtain Panels