Promenade Blouse by Caidree

Promenade Blouse

by Caidree
Knitting
May 2022
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with yarn held double, see notes
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1200 - 1600 yards (1097 - 1463 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X), see notes
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Promenade Blouse is a circular yoke style pullover. It is worked in the round in stockinette stitch from the top starting at the neckline. The blouse features alternate stripes of silk /mohair and chainette type alpaca / cotton yarn, this combination makes the airy and light texture. It is romantic and lacy, breathable yet warm, covering yet revealing just enough. Intended to be worn with 0 to 5 cm / 0 to 2” of positive ease. Pattern is written in American knitting terms with minimal abbreviations.

Sizes
Bust size of the finished blouse with ease built in XS 83, S 95, M 101, L 110, XL 120, 2XL 130, 3XL 139, 4XL 149, 5XL 158 cm / XS 323⁄4”, S 371⁄2”, M 393⁄4”, L 431⁄4”, XL 471⁄4”, 2XL 51”, 3XL 543⁄4”, 4XL 581⁄2“, 5XL 621⁄2” inches. Model is wearing size M on 93 cm / 361⁄2” bust. Choose a size that is closest to your bust circumference.

Gauge

Yarn A
21 stitches by 32 rounds = 10x10cm / 4”x 4” using size US5/3.75mm needles in stockinette stitch in the round after blocking. 

Yarn B
21 stitches by 24 rounds = 10x10cm / 4”x 4” using size US8/5.00mm needles in stockinette stitch in the round after blocking.

Suggested Yarn

Yarn A (dk weight)
75, (75), 75, (100), 100, (125), 125, (150), 150 grams of Rowan “Alpaca Classic” 25 grams = 120 meters /131 yards. Fiber content superfine alpaca & cotton. Featured in color SH 00101. 

Yarn B (lace weight)
35, (35), 35, (50), 50, (75), 75, (75), 90 grams of Lamana “Premia” 25 grams = 300 meters / 328 yards. Fiber content super kid mohair & silk. Featured in color 03. 
Suggested needles

For Yarn A
US 5 / 3.75 mm double pointed or circular knitting needles 23 - 30 cm / 9” - 12” for the sleeves.
US 5 / 3.75 mm 40 - 60 cm / 16” to 24” circular knitting needles for the yoke and the body.

For Yarn B
US 8 / 5.00 mm double pointed or circular knitting needles 23 - 30 cm / 9” - 12” for the sleeves.
US 8 / 5.00 mm 40 - 60 cm / 16” to 24” circular knitting needles for the yoke and body.
Or size to obtain gauge.
Longer needles can be used for the neck and the sleeves if you use magic loop method.