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Jyvaskyla, Finland

Hello, I am a self-taught knitter (and crocheter) who enjoys designing knitwear that are fun, unique and flattering. I enjoy all sort of crafting as it gives me great joy to create beautiful, useful ...

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Bellatrix
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • KFB, Lifted increase
  • P2T, K2T, SSK
  • Basic cabling
  • Knitting flat and in the round

Pattern Description:

Bellatrix is a soft, warm and lightweight top with a simple but fitted shape.

Knitted top-down in one piece using the contiguous method (developed by Susie Myers) for a clean, tailored look.

Sensual but conservatively so, with very simple shape and a little play with colour contrasts.


18sts/26rows over 4"/10cm using Main Colour on US6/4mm needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit 32(34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50)" Busts


  • Laceweight Mohair Main Colour - 680-1680 yds
  • Laceweight Mohair Contrast Colour - 110-460 yds
  • Laceweight or fingering weight - 1000-1860 yds or 500-930 yds
  • US6/4mm Circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 Button
  • 5 Stitch Markers
  • 3 Stitch Holders
  • Tapestry needle
  • Crochet hook around US D3/3.25mm

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Kidsilk Night or Debbie Bliss Party Angel


Shown in Rowan KSN Macbeth and Starlight.

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