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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Agnes

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, cables, increasing, decreasing, lace, cast on, bind off.

Pattern Description:

Inspired by Victorian era underskirts, Agnes is worked from the top-down, starting with a waistband and placket opening that are knitted flat then joined and worked in the round to the bottom of the petal-like trim.
Cables border a ribbed section at the front, and layers of flirty, ruffles at the back to give a bustle effect.
Designed to be worn with the matching Violet corset, (pictured), Agnes looks fabulous dressed up or down, especially if you have a wiggle in your walk!


24 stitches x 30 rows = 4"/10cm worked in Stockinette stitch, using US 4/3.5 mm knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Waist Circumference: 23 (25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35)" / 58.5 (63.5, 68.5, 73.5, 78.5, 84, 89) cm.


  • Main Colour (MC): Blue Sky Alpacas Skinny Dyed Cotton (100% Organically Grown Cotton), 65g/2.29oz, 150yds/137m. 4 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) Skeins of # 311 Gardenia. Contrast Colour (CC): Filatura Di Crosa Golden Line Superior (70% Cashmere, 30% Silk), 25g/0.88oz, 330yds/300m. 2 Balls # 01 White. Or yarn that knits to specified gauge.
  • Needles 1 pair of US 2/3mm knitting needles 1 24"/60cm or longer US 4/3.5mm circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 60 (62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72)" / 152.5 (157, 162.5, 167.5, 172.5, 178, 183) cm of 1/4"/7mm wide Double Faced Satin Ribbon 1 7/16" / 11mm Button 8 Stitch Markers 3 Stitch Holders Cable Needle