60cm to 67cm
8 chest sizes
Available Necklines: Shawl
Texture: Bobbles, cables and Bells
Skill Level: 4 (Ready for a challenge)
Body shaping, short row shaping, stitch patterns.
Pandora's Box of techiquesHemlines feature long bells, worked with short rows and at the same time decreased leaving a single stitch, forming a stalk of the vertical pattern. Decreased into the waist then increase to chest and shoulders. The decreases and increases are worked into the stitch panel bringing the single stitch stalk closer then opening out again, creating the hour glass style to the panels. The bell sticth edge is the cast on edge of the collar therefore the collar is sewn into the Vee neck shaping.
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Design: Pandora jacket
Working this design across 8 chest sizes, the more fitted a design the more size options are required when I make to measure and therefore are included in the pattern you recieve in your knitting kit. Written instructions are used for the bells and short row shaping on the hem line and cuff. The body shaping is charted as a diagram, with cable twist and shaping every 6th row. Pattern includes adjusting for the waist fit for low and high waisted, as well as a standard fit.
Technique: Texture or Cable
Tension: 21sts to 10cm/4
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