Light Summer Shorts by Holly C. Watson

Light Summer Shorts

Knitting
November 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
400 - 980 yards (366 - 896 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL
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The Light Summer Shorts are a pair of high waisted shorts with a drawstring waistband and flowy, wide legs with a rolled cuff. They are light, breezy, and super comfy - great for pajamas or relaxing on a casual summer day. Enjoy!

Yarn & Yardage
Fingering weight yarn: approx. 400 (500, 620, 740, 860, 980) yards / 365 (457, 566, 676, 786, 896) meters.

Light, breathable, summer-y yarns like cotton work well for this pattern, but any fiber type can be used.

Sizing
Available in women’s size XS (S, M, L, XL, and XXL)

Fits waist measurements of 23-24 (25-26.5, 28-30, 32-34, 36-38, 40-42)” / 58.3-61 (63.5 – 67.5, 71-76, 81.5 -86.5, 91.5-96.5, 101.5 – 106.5) cm

Fits hip measurements of 33-34 (35-36, 38-40, 42-44, 46-48, 52-53)” / 83.5-85 (89-91.5, 96.5-101.5, 106.5 -111.5, 116.5-122, 132-134.5) cm

Needles
US 4 / 3.5mm DPNs or 16/24/32” circular needles

Gauge
6 stitches per 1 inch / 2.5 cm

Notions
2 stitch markers, yarn needle, scrap yarn, materials for your preferred provisional cast on method (such as crochet hook, scrap yarn, extra needles)

Techniques
Provisional cast on (any method you prefer, I use this method), knitting in the round, M1R, M1L, yarn over, ssk, k2tog, I-cord