ZIANI is worked seamlessly from the top down. It starts with increases for the circular yoke along 12 markers. When yoke increases are done, the sleeves are divided from the body and the lower body is worked straight on with a cute little chevron pattern. Stitches are picked up for the front bands and worked in ribbing k1, p1.
Circumference bust for sizes XS S M L XL XXL:
34,6 36,8 40,6 43,7 48,4 52,4 inch 88 96 103 111 123 133 cm
The shown sample is worked with BC GARN BABY ALPACA, 100% baby alpaca, 50 g ~ 250 m, yarn held double, Col.109 creme, unbleached.
BC GARN BIO BALANCE matches the gauge perfectly.
6 buttons, diameter approx. 0,5“ (1,3 cm)
24 sts x 29 rows for 4x4“ (10x10 cm) in stockinette stitch on larger needles, gauge washed.
Circular needles and dpns (or magic loop) US5 (3,75 mm) and US6 (4,0 mm), or needle size required to obtain gauge.
Yardage for the Baby Alpaca held double:
XS 1640 yds (1500 m) S 1750 yds (1600 m ) M 1914 yds (1750 m)
L 2078 yds (1900 m) XL 2242 yds (2050 m) XXL 2515 yds (2300 m)
Yardage for a suitable single yarn:
XS 1200 yds (1100 m) S 1310 yds (1200 m) M 1420 yds (1300 m)
L 1530 yds (1400 m ) XL 1695 yds (1550 m) XXL 1910 yds (1750 m)
At least 12 stitch markers, stitch holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle, split ring markers, blocking tools.
Increases kfb, decreases k2tog.
Stockinette stitch, chevron pattern.
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