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Birgitta

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A fabulous lightweight tunic, perfect to wear in warm or cool weather. The feminine styling and smart shaping creates a slimming silhouette. With a deep cross over V-neck highlighting the bust line and a beautiful lace and bobble stitch pattern skirt perfectly shaped into an A line that flatters many body types. Knit in 75% yak and 25% bamboo yarn, the 'Birgitta' has a shine that allows it to be dressed up or down. The top is worked in pieces from the bottom up then seamed together. It is beautifully cut and very female. MATERIALS: Yarn: Bijou Basin Ranch "Lhasa Wilderness", 75% yak/ 25% bamboo; 180 yards (165 m); 2 oz (56 grams); CYCA size 2 sport 12-ply: ruby 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) hanks. Needles: Size US 4 (3.25 mm) 24" circular needle; size US 2 (2.75 mm) 16" and 32" circular needles, or size to obtain correct gauge. Crochet Hook: US E/4 (3.5 mm) Notions: stitch markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle. GAUGE: 22 sts and 30 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Lace Stitch pat with larger needles. 22 sts and 30 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st with larger needles. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Cast on Bind off Knit Purl Increase Decrease Simple Lace GAUGE 22 sts and 30 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Lace Stitch pat with larger needles. 22 sts and 30 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st with larger needles. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished Bust Sizes: 291/2 (321/2, 351/2, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50, 521/2, 551/2)" [75 (83, 90, 97, 104, 112, 119, 127, 133, 141) cm] Finished Length: 203/4 (211/4, 211/2, 221/2, 22 3/4, 23 3/4, 24 1/4, 25 1/4, 25 1/2, 26)" [52.5 (54, 54.5, 57.5, 58, 60, 61.5, 64, 65, 66) cm] Shown in size 351/2" Finished Length: 203/4 (211/4, 211/2, 221/2, 22 3/4, 23 3/4, 24 1/4, 25 1/4, 25 1/2, 26)" [52.5 (54, 54.5, 57.5, 58, 60, 61.5, 64, 65, 66) cm] Shown in size 351/2" PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Bijou Basin Ranch "Lhasa Wilderness" COLORWAY Ruby

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn: Bijou Basin Ranch "Lhasa Wilderness", 75% yak/ 25% bamboo; 180 yards (165 m); 2 oz (56 grams); CYCA size 2 sport 12-ply: ruby 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) hanks.
  • Needles: Size US 4 (3.25 mm) 24" circular needle; size US 2 (2.75 mm) 16" and 32" circular needles, or size to obtain correct gauge.
  • Crochet Hook: US E/4 (3.5 mm) Notions: stitch markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle.

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Marly Bird
Marlaina 'Marly' Bird fled the world of financial services to launch a career in the yarn industry and she hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-crafty girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns, hosts the YarnThing podcast, is the author of Cold Weather Crochet and I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting, and co-author of Knitting for Dummies, 3rd ed. You've seen her designs in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, and in the books Knitter's Book of Socks, Unexpected Afghans, Simply Crochet, Lace Yarn Studio, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Knitting Plus. Along with her designing and podcast, Marly has a successful YouTube channel where she teaches both knitting and crochet. On top of all that, Marly also has several online classes available with Creativebug and Craftsy.com. In her spare time, Marly is a wife to a very understanding husband, raises three kids, and because life was not crazy enough--has three dogs. For more about Marly, go to www.marlybird.com.