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Main Street Sophisticate

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Main Street Sophisticate
Main Street Sophisticate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • yarn overs, knit two together

Pattern Description:

The inspiration for this pattern came from a sophisticated looking lady in red I spotted while walking down Main Street in Huntington Beach one day. Her bold, red, chunky lace capelet set her apart from the rest of Downtown Huntington. I spent many hours designing my own pattern using my favorite stitch, so I too could be a sophisticated lady in red.

This garment is knit flat from the top down and edged with garter stitch button bands. Simple yarn over increases shape the shoulders and build up to the traditional Old Shale stitch (often confused with the Feather and Fan stitch). A bulky weight yarn with good stitch definition will make the pattern stand out. And finishing with some bold chunky buttons will add some extra wow!

Gauge:

10 stitches = 4 inches in garter stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • S (M, L) To fit bust size up to 38 (48, 58)"/97 (122, 147) cm

Materials:

  • US 101/2 - 6.5 mm

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

445 yards of Bulky weight

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$5.00

Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women
Shawl
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