Hemstitch Camisole


Andrea Babb

Mohair and linen combine for a flirty experiment in fiber and gauge. A lace panel and picot edgings add an extra feminine touch.

Finished Size 30¼ (34¼, 41½, 45¾, 49¾)" bust circumference. Top shown measures 30¼".

Yarn Louet North America Mohair (78% mohair, 13% wool, 9% nylon; 105 yd [96 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #05 soft yellow (MC), 4 (5, 5, 6, 7) skeins. Louet North America Euroflax Sport Weight (100% wet spun linen; 270 yd [246 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #05 goldilocks (CC), 1 skein.

Needles Body—size 9 (5.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Insert—size 3 (3.25 mm).

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook.

Gauge 14 sts and 21 rows = 4" in St_st with MC on larger needle; 22 sts and 34 rows = 4" in St st with CC on smaller needles.

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One thought on “Hemstitch Camisole

  1. This is a beautiful pattern.  It is also one of the worst pairings of yarn with pattern that I’ve seen. A mohair strappy tank top?  Seriously?