Bayadere by Lori Versaci
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Bayadere

Knitting
May 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Ridge pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1798 - 2697 yards (1644 - 2466 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

Finished bust circumference: 108 (118, 128.5, 134, 142, 150.5, 159) cm / 42½ (46½, 50½, 52¾, 56, 59¼, 62½)“ – to be worn with 20-30 cm / 8-12” positive ease

Model has 84 cm / 33” bust, stands 160 cm / 5’3” tall and is wearing a size 2.

Yarn: Magpie Fibers Solstice (DK weight; 50% superwash merino, 25% silk, 25% cotton; 274 m / 300 yds per 100 g skein)
Shades:
Yarn A: Too Shy; 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins
Yarn B: Tenderness; 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins
Yarn C: Tupelo Honey; 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins

Gauge: 20 sts & 38 rounds/rows = 10 cm / 4” over Garter Ridge pattern on 4 mm needles after blocking.
21 sts & 40 rounds =10 cm / 4” over Garter Ridge pattern on 3.75 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle, 40 cm / 16” AND 80 cm / 32” length AND knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
4 mm / US 6 circular needles, 80 cm / 32” length AND knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round

Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 4 stitch markers (1 unique for beg of round), stitch holders or scrap yarn, locking stitch marker, tapestry needle

Notes: The body is worked in the round from the lower edge to the armholes, then divided for the front and back and worked flat to the shoulders. Sleeves are picked up from the armhole edge and worked in the round to the cuff.