Starstruck by Dieuwke Schack-Mulligen
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Starstruck

Knitting
May 2015
Light Fingering ?
24.5 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1312 - 2625 yards (1200 - 2400 m)
XS­-S­-M­-L­-XL To fit bust size: 74-­84-94­-104­-114 cm / 29-33-­37-­41-­45 inches. Actual garment measurement (15 cm / 6 inches of positive ease): 89-­99-­109-­119-­129 cm / 35-­39-­43-­47-­51 inches
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A top for summer days ­worked at a loose gauge, it’s airy in the sunshine, yet warming as soon as it gets chilly.

The front and back panels are worked first, then stitches are picked up along the sides of the panel to work the sides and sleeves. The front and back are then joined using a three needle bind off, which creates a subtle side seam. Alternatively, you can graft the sides together using kitchener stitch in order to create a seamless garment.

This garment is intended to be worn with at least 10­-15 cm / 4­-6 inches of positive ease.

YARN: WalkCollection Delicate Silk (70% Merino, 30% Silk), 600 meters / 656 yards per 100g, 2-­3-­3-­3-­4 skeins. Colourway: “Goldenrod”.

NEEDLES: 3,25 mm / US 3 circulars, at least 80 cm / 32 inches, in order to accommodate a large number of sts.

GAUGE:
Stockinette stitch: 24.5 sts & 32 rows per 10 cm / 4 inches, after blocking. Lace pattern stitch: 26.5 sts & 30 rows per 10 cm / 4 inches, after blocking.

SIZE:
XS­-S­-M­-L­-XL
To fit bust size: 74-­84­-94­-104­-114 cm / 29­-33-­37-­41-­45 inches
Actual garment measurement (15 cm / 6 inches of positive ease): 89­99-­109-­119-­129 cm / 35-­39-­43-­47-­51 inches


Starstruck was created in collaboration with WalkCollection, designed especially for Berlin Knits 2015.

Tech edited by Clare Devine.

A big thanks to my testers: ChristinaJensen, Jhocy, weesheep, michelleyk