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I'm Andrea and I make great knitting patterns! I live on Vancouver Island in Canada, where I knit, design, and ride my bike. I love the functionality and beauty of knitting and knit everything from ...

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Parisian Delight

from Andrea Rangel Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Parisian Delight
Parisian Delight
Parisian Delight
Parisian Delight
Parisian Delight
Parisian Delight

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • working lace from charted and/or written instructions,
  • working in the round
  • short row shaping

Pattern Description:

In the corseted days of yesteryear, bloomers and bicycles meant freedom for the sensible woman-about-town. Parisian Delight is a tribute to those first women to shed their skirts and hop on two wheels. It's a playful feminine garment, perfect for indulging in your own shocking spectacle of independence, or just lounging about at home. They're worked seamlessly from the bottom up in a silky, luxurious yarn; the seat is shaped with short rows for a flattering, comfortable fit, and flirty lace edges the cuffs.

This pattern was originally known as Miss Bloomers Bifurcated Ensemble, but has since been updated and now includes more sizes.

Lace pattern given in charted and written instructions.


26 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Hip Circumference: 33.25 (37, 40.5, 44.25, 48, 51.75, 55.5, 59) in/84.5 (94, 103, 112.5, 122, 131.5, 141, 150) cm
  • Intended to be worn with 1-2 in/2.5-5 cm of ease measured at high hip; shown in size 37 in/94 cm on model with 1 in/2.5 cm of ease


  • 905 (1110, 1420, 1725, 2145, 2565, 3080, 3505) yd/830 (1015, 1300, 1575, 1960, 2345, 2815, 3205) m fingering weight yarn
  • Shown in Hazel Knits Entice MCN (70% Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon; 400yd/366m per 115g skein) Color: Frost; 3 (3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) skeins
  • US #3/3.25 mm 16 in/40 cm circular needle
  • US #3/3.25 mm double pointed needles
  • US #4/3.5 mm 16 in/40 cm circular needle
  • US #4/3.5 mm 32 in/80 cm circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • place markers
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

905 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Hazel Knits Entice MCN



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