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The Lady Who Lunches (Sheath)

Crochet
January 2007
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
3.75 mm (F)
4.0 mm (G)
5.0 mm (H)
1337 - 1719 yards (1223 - 1572 m)
Sweater shown measures 38.5" / 98cm. This is a standard-fitting garment.

From the description: Interior darts shape this retro-inspired dress. Matching fingerless gloves update the look while keeping it feminine. Wear a slip dress underneath the sheath for modesty or layer the dress over a T-shirt and leggings for a sportier, fashion-forward take.

Finished sizes:

  • Size is determined by hook used. E,F,G,H for S,M,L,XL sizes respectively
  • Bust/chest circumference: 36.5 (38.5, 40.5, 42.5)” / 92.5 (98, 103, 108)cm

Gauges: (Note: these are steamed and “hung” gauges)

  • 36.5” / 92.5cm: 3 reps (24 st) = 5” and 13 rows = 6” with E hook
  • 38.5” / 98cm: 4 reps (32 st) = 7” and 11 rows = 6” with F hook
  • 40.5” / 103cm: 3 reps (24 st) = 5 1/2” and 10 rows = 6” with G hook
  • 42.5” / 108cm: 4 reps (32 st) = 7 1/4” and 8 rows = 6” with H hook

Errata received via email from editor at Interweave Press, not on website yet. 4-24-08

Shape Right Shoulder
Next Row: (WS) Turn, sl st up to and including 3rd dc of first Shell, ch
3 (counts as dc), Shell st in next V-st, V-st in next Shell st, Shell st
in next V-st, dc in top of beg ch-3.
Next Row: (RS) Ch 3 (counts as dc) and turn, V-st in next Shell st,
Shell st in next V-st, dc in 3rd dc of next Shell st.
Next Row: (WS) Turn, sl st up to and including 3rd dc of first Shell, ch
3 (counts as dc), Shell st in next V-st, dc in top of beg ch-3.
Last Row: (RS) Ch 3 (counts as dc) and turn, dc in 3rd dc of next Shell
st, fasten and end off.