VERVE by Shellie Anderson

VERVE

by Shellie Anderson
Knitting
July 2019
Lace ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
950 - 1140 yards (869 - 1042 m)
A (B, C, D, E) To fit bust size 32–36 (38–42, 44–48, 50–54, 56–60)″
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VERVE is a lightweight, airy and versatile piece. Wear VERVE over a summer tank or layer it over long sleeves in cooler weather.

VERVE is knit in the round from the bottom up, then divided at the armholes and worked flat to the shoulders. Stripe sequence is worked with 5 or 6 colors (depending on size) of Shibui Knits Tweed Silk Cloud. The pattern also provides yardages for a single color version. You can also get creative and create a 2, 3 or 4 color version.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
46 (52, 58, 64, 68)″ bust/hem circumference
23 (23.5, 24, 24.5, 25)″ back length shoulder to hem

YARN
Shibui Knits Tweed Silk Cloud
65% Silk, 35% Mohair
190 yds/25 g
Sizes A & B: 5 skeins for 5 color version - colors A - E
Sizes C, D & E: 6 skeins for 6 color version - colors A – F

Shown in size B, color A: Abyss,
color B: Ash, color C: Pollen, color D: Ivory & color E: Tar

Single color version: 4 (5, 5, 6, 6) skeins

TECHNIQUES
Sloped Bind-Off - neck edge
German Short Rows - shoulder shaping
3-Needle Bind-Off - shoulder seam