Yésica Peasant Blouse by Paula Pereira

Yésica Peasant Blouse

August 2019
Light Fingering ?
26 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in St st using larger needles, blocked
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1470 - 2940 yards (1344 - 2688 m)
35¾ (38¾, 43, 46¾, 51, 55½, 59)”
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The Yésica Collection is a full Fall / Winter handmade wardrobe, exploring the different weights and fibers of Manos del Uruguay yarns! Intended to be mixed and matched, they can be worn together to create different looks and play with the stunning color palette from Manos.


A piece created to be worn all year long! Full of stylish details, the Peasant Blouse has a stand-up neckline with pleats and contemporary balloon sleeves. This versatile blouse has the perfect drape thanks to Fino yarn, a blend of merino wool and silk in fingering weight.


Finished Bust Circumference: 35¾ (38¾, 43, 46¾, 51, 55½, 59)”
Length: 23¼ (23¾, 24¼, 26, 26¼, 26¾ 27¼)” from top of neckband to lowest curve at center back
Sweater shown measures 38¾” and is modeled with 4¾” positive ease.

Manos del Uruguay FINO (70% extrafine merino wool, 30% silk; approx. 490 yds/100 g): 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6) sks. Shown in 413 Rosewater

US 4/3.5mm 16” and 32” circular needles and double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
US 3/3.25mm 16” and 32” circular needles and double-pointed needles

Stitch markers
Stitch holders
Cable needle
Smooth, contrasting waste yarn
US F-5/3.75mm crochet hook
Tapestry needle
Two ½” buttons

26 sts and 35 rows/rnds = 4”/10cm in St st using larger needles, blocked.

This garment is worked in one piece in from the top down. The yoke is worked back and forth in rows to the base of the front neck slit with short rows to raise the back neck. Below the neck opening the yoke stitches are joined for working in the round.