Half an hour glass by Claudia Finlay

Half an hour glass

Knitting
May 2020
yarn held together
Cobweb
+ Cobweb
= Lace ?
24 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in Body cable pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1914 - 2871 yards (1750 - 2625 m)
S, M, L, XL
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Construction:
A washed and blocked big gauge is essential for this pattern. The top is knitted bottom to top. The body is made in the round first up to the arm holes and then back and front separate and flat. The arms are knitted from the bottom up with crown shaping. The have a slight puffed appearance. The neck edge is knitted on the finished piece in the round.

Material:
(2) (2) 3 (3) x 100 g Pearl Lace Caribica blau (50% Pearl fibre, 50% Tencel) lace weight, 875m/100g
The yarn is held double throughout the pattern.
1 knitting circular needle 3,5 mm, 60 – 100 cm length
Stitch marker, stitch holder, 1 bodkin

Measurements:
The model wears size L with a bust of 102. The numbers not in brackets are hence size L.
Measurements are in centimeters. 1 cm = 0,3937 inch. See pattern description on Ravelry for inch measurements.

Gauge:
Over main stitch pattern of cables 24 stitches (= 2 pattern repeats) x 42 rows = 10 cm x 10 cm after wet blocking to measurements.

Measurements:
Hem circumference: