Silke Pattern by Cocoknits

Cocoknits

Silke is a drapey, flattering tunic with front points that hang down longer than the back. She’s worked in one piece up to the English tailored shoulder seams.

SKILLS NEEDED

General knitting skills, short row shaping (see tutorial).

SIZE

small (medium, large, x-large, xx-large)

TO FIT

  • Bust: 32–34 (35–37, 38–42, 43–46, 47–50)"

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

  • Bust: 35 (38, 42, 47, 50)"
  • Length at center back: 23 (25, 26, 27, 28)"

MATERIALS

SUGGESTED YARNS

  • 6 (7, 9, 10, 11) skeins Elsbeth Lavold Silky Wool (45% wool, 35% silk, 20% nylon, 50 g/191 yds), or
  • 5 (6, 8, 9, 9) cones Habu A-1 Tsumugi (100% silk, 1.75 oz/472 yds) used double throughout, or
  • Approx 1100 (1300, 1700, 1900, 2100) yds of a dk weight yarn that gets gauge 

NEEDLES

  • US 6 needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

NOTIONS

  • Six buttons

GAUGE

20 sts and 30 rows = 4" square – with two strands Tsumugi silk or one strand dk weight in pattern stitch.


Category: cardigan, garment, knitting, sweater

Type: patterns

Vendor: Cocoknits



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