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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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Grace Akhrem is an expert knitter and pattern writer who has successfully published patterns through yarn companies such as Tilli Thomas, Pagewood Farms and Blue Sky Alpacas. Her patterns have also ...

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from Grace Akhrem
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Aviva

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Bind off
  • K2tog
  • Purl
  • W&T and pick-up
  • Knit
  • Ssk
  • Kitchener Stitch
  • Yo

Pattern Description:

This pattern is knit all in one piece with NO SEAMS! The nature of the gorgeous Silken Straw yarn make for the beautiful drape and stitch detail of this garment. Combining textural elements such as pleats and lace make for a flattering fit and a unique piece to add to your wardrobe.


30 sts and 20 rnds = 4" in st.st. after blocking, hung gauge This yarn grows lengthwise and shrinks widthwise with blocking and wear.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS( S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
  • please note this garment is to be worn with negative ease: Bust: 26.75 (30.5, 34.75, 38.5, 42.75, 46.5, 50.75, 54.5, 58.75)"


  • 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9) hanks Alchemy Silken Straw (100% silk, 236 yards per 40g skein), shown in #129w Cornflower Blue.

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 5 U.S. (3.75mm) 24"-40" circular needle
  • One size 5 U.S. (3.75mm) double pointed needle, for working pleats
  • Stitch markers
  • Waste yarn
  • Tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Alchemy Silken Straw


Cornflower Blue