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Louisa

Louisa

Created by: Coco Knits

Type: Patterns

Regular price $11.00 Sale

Designed by Julie Weisenberger
Constructed seamlessly from the bottom up using short rows to form the flattering asymmetrical hemline.
Skills Needed: General knitting skills, short row shaping.
Sizes: small (medium, large, 1X, 2X, 3X)
Bust: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54) inches
Length at centre front / back (sides hang down additional 4 inches): 23 (25, 26, 27, 28, 28)
Suggested yarn: Fingering, 4 ply.
Original knitted in Habu N-68 (80% Wool, 20% Linen)
Amount of yarn needed: 1,096m ( 1196m, 1295m, 1395m, 1744m, 1853m)
Gauge: 19 sts & 24 rows = 10 cm 
Needles: 4.5 mm
The front and back are started separately. Short rows are worked for the lefts and then the right edge of the front and back.
( www.cocoknits.com for a Short Row Tutorial)
The front and back are joined after working short rows and the body is worked seamlessly up from that point. The slits which are created by working the bottom 4 inches separately are edged in 1 x 1 rib which is worked after the sweater is finished.
Suggested yarns from Knitnstitch
Zealana Rimu Fingering
Zealana Kiwi Fingering
Malabrigo Sock
Rare Alpaca 4 ply (arriving early December)