Tanzanite Shorts by Heather Dixon

Tanzanite Shorts

November 2010
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
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How about a pair of high-waisted shorts to keep your midsection warm and snug this winter? Worked top-down and completely seamless, this design features cables which enhance a women’s curves. Inspired by 19th century boned corsets and 1920’s tap shorts. Designed to be worn with Tanzanite Stockings and a big broad smile.

Finished Waist Circumference: 22 (24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34)” / 56 (61, 66, 71, 76, 81, 86)cm

Spud & Chloe Fine (80% Superwash Wool / 20% Silk), 65g/2.3oz, 248yds/227m.
3 Skeins of #7809 Snorkel
Or yarn that knits to specified gauge.

1 24”/60cm or longer US 2/2.75mm circular needle
1 24”/60cm or longer US 3/3.25mm circular needle
if using the Magic Loop method.
Cable Needle

42 stitches x 40 rows = 4”/10cm worked in 2x2 rib using US 2/2.75mm knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
28 stitches x 36 rows = 4”/10cm worked in Stockinette Stitch using US 3/3.25mm knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.