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Thighlighters

Knitting
August 2014
Schulana Cottonshine
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
500 - 775 yards (457 - 709 m)
27.5 (29, 31, 33, 35, 36, 38, 40, 42, 43.5, 45, 47)" / 70 (74, 79, 84, 89, 91, 97, 102, 107, 110, 114, 119)cm waist circumference.
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Thighlight your legs with a pair of sporty knit shorts! Cast on in the round for a drawstring waistband followed by short row butt shaping. The shorts are knit seamlessly from the top so you can customize the length. Choose a cool cotton for easy washable summer shorts or warm wool for a cozy winter booty.

Finished Measurements:strong text 27.5 (29, 31, 33, 35, 36, 38, 40, 42, 43.5, 45, 47)” / 70 (74, 79, 84, 89, 91, 97, 102, 107, 110, 114, 119)cm waist circumference. 33” / 84cm size is shown on a 33” / 84cm waist. Knit fabric has stretch so you can choose a size that is 1 or 2 inches smaller than your actual measurement for a fit with negative ease or choose your actual measurement and the drawstring tie will help keep the shorts up.

Legs are knit top-down so the length is customizable.
You can use other needle sizes and yarn weights to obtain a different gauge for smaller or larger sizes.

Yarn: Worsted weight

Yardage: Approximately 500 (525, 550, 575, 600, 625, 650, 675, 700, 725, 750, 775)yds / 457 (480, 503, 526, 549, 572, 594, 617, 640, 663, 686, 709)m

Shown in: Schulana Cottonshine (70% Cotton, 30% Polyester; 93yds / 85m per 50g ball)
Colorway - 1 (yellow), 2 (orange) & 4 (green)
Orange was used for the waistband, green for the short row butt shaping, and yellow for the rest of the shorts.

Needles: 40” US 7 / 4.5mm circular
40” US 8 / 5mm circular
Magic loop method is used for knitting in the round.

Notions: 2 stitch markers, tapestry needle, drawstring for the waistband

Gauge: 18 sts & 30 rounds = 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch using US 8 / 5mm needles.