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Whisper Tunic

Knitting
November 2012
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in Garter St on smallest needles with 2 strands of yarn held together
US 11 - 8.0 mm
1890 - 3240 yards (1728 - 2963 m)
31¼ (35, 38¾, 42½, 46¼, 50, 53¾)"

Knitted with two strands of linen yarn held together, Whisper is an elegant warm-weather cardigan. It easily adapts to a variety of styles—over a simple dress for a splash of lacey class or as a simple cover-up while wandering the beach. Knitted from the bottom up, it is shaped by changing to pregressive needle sizes along the way. The sleeves and neck are shaped without interrupting the lace pattern. Easy!

Finished Measurements:
About 31¼ (35, 38¾, 42½, 46¼, 50, 53¾)” bust circumference, buttoned with 1” overlap.

Yarn Requirements:
Euroflax by Louet
100% linen;
100 gram hank = approx 270 yards
• #68 steel grey 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) hanks

Knitting Needles:
Body and Sleeves: U.S. Sizes 10 (6 mm) and 11 (8 mm): 32” circular each.
Edgings: U.S. Size 6 (4 mm): 16” and 32” circulars. Or sizes needed to obtain gauge.

Notions:
cable needle; stitch holders or waste yarn; markers; five 1” buttons

Gauge:
20 sts (2 patt reps) and 28 rows (1 patt rep) = 3¾” wide and 3½” tall in charted patt on smallest needles with 2 strands of yarn held tog.
20 sts (2 patt reps) and 28 rows (1 patt rep) = 4½” wide and 6¼” tall in charted patt on medium-size needles with 2 strands of yarn held tog.
20 sts (2 patt reps) and 28 rows (1 patt rep) = 5¾” wide and 9” tall in charted patt on smallelargestst needles with 2 strands of yarn held tog.
13 sts and 9 rows = 4” wide and 1” tall in garter st on smallest needles with 2 strands of yarn held tog.

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