Slouchy by Mari Lynn Patrick

Slouchy

Knitting
August 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles, after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1989 - 2431 yards (1819 - 2223 m)
46¾ (48½, 50½, 52¼, 54¼)" [118.5 (123, 128.5, 132.5, 138) cm] bust circumference
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Slouchy’s body shape decreases toward the waist, giving the upper body a roomy feel without it being oversized overall. Pockets that open up at the sides, drop shoulder shaping, a slight drop toward the back hem using short rows, this piece has subtle details that keep the knitting interest going.

Shown in size 48½“ / 123 cm on a 33” / 84 cm, 5’ 9” / 175.5 cm tall model (15½” / 39.5 cm positive ease)

yarn
tern / terra cotta 416
9 (9, 10, 11, 11) skeins

needles
pairs in sizes US 3 and 4 / 3.25 mm and 3.5 mm
spare needle in size US 4 / 3.5 mm

skills required
Long-tail cast on, seaming, short rows, three-needle bind off (links provided); increasing, decreasing.