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Diamond Slim

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This flattering sweater features a diamond pattern made with just knits and purls. With just a bit of curvy ribbed shaping, the eye tricking rib creates a visual waist nipping effect. GAUGE 18.5 sts and 26 rows = 4"/10cm in St st 21.5 sts and 26 rows = 4"/10cm in Diamond patt and 2x2 Rib TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Women's XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X): To Fit Bust: 30-32 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54, 56-58)"/ 76 -81.5 (81.5-86.5, 91.5-96.5, 101.5-106.5, 112-117, 122-127, 132-137, 142-148) cm Finished Measurements Bust: 32 (34, 38, 42, 46, 51, 54, 58)"/81.5 (86.5, 96.5, 106.5, 117, 129.5, 137, 147.5) cm Length: 20 1/2 (21, 21 1/2, 22, 23, 23, 24 1/2, 25 1/2)"/52 (53.5, 54.5, 56, 58.5, 58.5, 62, 65) cm PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Zealana Heron (80% merino wool, 20% possum; 50g/109yd) 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15) balls COLORWAY #03 Lichen

Recommended with this pattern

  • Size 7 US (4.5mm) knitting needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE Size 7 US (4.5mm) 24"/60cm long circular needle
  • Zealana Heron (80% merino wool, 20% possum; 50g/109yd) 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15) balls #03 Lichen
  • Stitch markers, 6 ring

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