Perfin by Alice Caetano
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Perfin

Knitting
February 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Chart B
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1312 - 2100 yards (1200 - 1920 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

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

Finished bust measurement (closed, including V-neck gap): 94.5 (100.5, 110, 116.5, 122.5, 130.5, 138.5) cm / 37¼ (39½, 43¼, 45¾, 48¼, 51½, 54½)“ – to be worn with up to 13.5 cm / 5¼” positive ease
Model has 88 cm / 35” bust, stands 165 cm / 5’5” tall and is wearing a size 3.

Yarn: Ovis et cetera Shetland DK (DK weight; 100% wool; 240 m / 262 yds per 100 g skein)
Shade: Fire; 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins

Gauge: 19 sts & 28 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Chart B on 4 mm needles afer blocking.
18 sts & 30 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Chart A on 4 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 4 mm / US 6 circular needle, 80 cm / 32” length
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 4 stitch markers, 2 DPNs in same size as working needle, crochet hook in same size as working needle, 4 2.5 cm / 1” buttons

Notes: Perfin is worked separately in pieces from the bottom up, then seamed. When working the Front and Back, both sides of the neck are shaped at the same time, using a separate ball of yarn for each side.