Milliken by Elizabeth Smith

Milliken

by Elizabeth Smith
Knitting
October 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, after blocking
US 11 - 8.0 mm
384 - 672 yards (351 - 614 m)
37½ (40, 43, 46, 49, 51½, 54½, 57½)" [95.5 (101.5, 109, 117, 124.5, 131, 138.5, 146) cm] bust circumference
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Nothing beats a sleeveless layer that sits comfortably beneath a jacket with slim sleeves. Enter Milliken by Elizabeth Smith, worked from the bottom up in slinky, luxurious Ibis—slip-stitch lines and garter stitch texture, a cozy cowl neck, and split hem that hits at just the right part of the wearer’s waist.

Shown in size 40” / 101.5 cm on a 31” / 78.5 cm, 5’7½“ / 171.5 cm tall model (9” / 23 cm positive ease)

yarn
ibis / lone oak 612
4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins

needles
16” and 32” circulars in size US 11 / 8 mm

gauge
11 sts and 18 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking
11 sts and 20 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in garter stitch, after blocking

skills required
Long-tail cast on, wrap-and-turn short rows, three-needle bind off (links provided), decreasing, knitting in the round.