Skylah by Petra Breakstone

Skylah

Knitting
August 2020
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, unblocked
US 8 - 5.0 mm
500 - 825 yards (457 - 754 m)
34/36/38/40/42/44/46/48/50/52/54/56"
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Skylah, It’s casual, contemporary and romantic, knitted a wonderfully smooth organic cotton yarn in a DK weight by Yarnz2go.

It offers a flattering fit and feels super comfortable. Knitted in one piece and in the round from the bottom up, getting separated under the arm, from where it gets knitted flat.

Beautiful lace is featured in the very bottom and the very top. The length hits right above the hip. Fully adjustable for individual lengths.

For bust sizes ranging from 34/36/38/40/42/44/46/48/50/52/54/56” with a built-in positive ease of 4.25” to 7”.

The written pattern has a schematic, charts and a how to video link, it was tech edited and test knitted.

Yarn
Organic cotton in a DK weight,125 yards per skein. 505 yards used for size 36” as shown. 4 (5/5/5) (5/6/6) (6/6/7) (7/7) skeins used. 500 (530/560/590) (620/645/675) (710/735 765) (800/825) yards.
The knit kits are available at www.yarnz2go.com

Notions
US size 8 (5 mm) circular needles, 40” (100 cm) and 16” (40 cm) long.
16 to 28 stitch markers, + 1 different color or shape to mark beginning of round.
Darning needle for finishing.
Stitch holder or scrap yarn for placing stitches on hold.

Gauge
16 sts and 24 rows in 4”, knitted in Stockinette stitch in body’s middle section, unblocked.
1 Lace repeat measures 2.5” in width, 2” in height, unblocked.

Techniques used
Knitted in the round and flat, lace knitting, placing stitches on hold, decreasing, picking up and knitting stitches, stretchy bind off and seaming.

Level of Expertise: Intermediate

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