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Tiny Tailored Gartini

Knitting
April 2007
DK / Sport ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch using main color, unstretched
US 7 - 4.5 mm
261 - 361 yards (239 - 330 m)
To fit 25, 30, 34 inch high hip

From Knitting Lingerie Style:



I’m sure that the main reason stockings fell out of favor in the 1960s was the garter belt or girdle needed do hold them up.  These gadgets, in addition to panties, slips, and stockings, made for a lot of bulk and fuss under clothing.  Once women discovered the convenience and comfort of panty hose, stockings didn’t stand a chance.  There are, however, times when stockings may still be a desirable option, such as during warm weather or just when you want to feel a little sexier.  For those times, I offer the simple and functional Gartini, with is a panty onto which adjustable garter straps are attached.