Lafayette Tee by Donna Estin

Lafayette Tee

by Donna Estin
Knitting
February 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
618 - 1568 yards (565 - 1434 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL) [2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL]
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This pattern can be found in issue six of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print through our website and select local yarn shops, or as a digital download through Ravelry (click the e-book link above).

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL) 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL; 29.25 (33.75, 37, 41.25, 44.5) 49, 52.25, 56.25, 69.57)”/ 73.5 (84.5, 92.5, 103, 111) 122, 130.5, 140.5, 149.5cm bust circumference. 0-1”/ 1-2.5cm ease recommended. Shown in Size M. #sizeinclusive

Needles: US 3/ 3.25mm or size to obtain gauge in each st pattern (you may have two needle sizes), 24 - 40”/ 60 - 100cm circular needles.

Gauge: 27 sts and 40 rnds = 4”/ 10cm over SS; 22.5 sts and 40 rnds = 4”/ 10cm over Hourglass stitch, washed and blocked.

Yarn: fingering weight: 618 (730, 824, 945, 1048) 1167, 1278, 1447, 1568 yards/ 565 (667, 754, 864, 959) 1067, 1169, 1323, 1433 meters.

Notions: scrap yarn in contrasting color, stitch markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle, extra gauge needle for 3-needle bind off.

Sample knit in: WhimzeeStitches Yarn Co. Luxe Sock MCN (80% superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% nylon; 382 yards/ 100g) in Aubergine.

Schematic Measurements:
A Bust circumference: 29.25 (33.75, 37, 41.25, 44.5) 49, 52.25, 56.25, 69.57)”/ 73.5 (84.5, 92.5, 103, 111) 122, 130.5, 140.5, 149.5cm.
B Hip circumference: 28.75 (33, 36.25, 40.5, 43.75) 48, 51.25, 55.5, 58.75”/ 72 (82.5, 90.5, 101.5, 109.5) 120, 128, 138.5, 146.5cm.
C Length from bottom to underarm: 13 (13, 13, 13.5, 13.5) 13.5, 13.5, 14, 14”/ 33 (33, 33, 34.5, 34.5) 34.5, 34.5, 35.5, 35.5cm.
D Armhole: 6.5 (7, 7.5, 7.75, 8.25) 8.75, 9.25, 9.75, 10.25”/ 16.5 (18, 19, 19.5, 21) 22, 23.5, 25, 26cm.
E Shoulder width: 4.25 (5.25, 5.75, 6.75, 7.5) 8.5, 9.25, 10.25, 11”/ 10.5 (13, 14.5, 17, 19) 21.5, 23.5, 25.5, 28cm.
F Neck width: 6 (6.5, 7, 7, 7) 7.25, 7.5, 7.75, 7.75”/ 15 (16.5, 17.5, 17.5, 18) 18, 18.5, 19.5, 19.5cm.

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