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Persephone Shell

Apr 23, 2010
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A fun summer top is worked in two yarns and features customized bust shaping in the draped bodice. Short-rows shapes the body.

Designer Lien Ngo
Finished Size 27¾ (30½, 33½, 36¼, 39¾, 42½, 45½)" underbust circumference (see Notes). Top shown measures 30½ " underbust with draped bust for A-cup bra size.
Yarn Rowan Wool Cotton (50% merino, 50% cotton; 123 yd [112 m]/50 g): #908 inky (black; MC), 4 (4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins.
Rowan Bamboo Soft (100% bamboo viscose; 112 yd [102 m]/50 g): #118 mystic (turquoise; CC), 2 (2, 2–3, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins, depending on cup size.
Yarns distributed by Westminster Fibers.
Needles Body and draped bust—size 4 (3.5 mm): 16–24" circular (cir), depending on size. Hem—size 3 (3.25 mm): 16–24" cir, depending on size. I-cord—size 4 (3.5 mm): 2 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Waste yarn; markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
Gauge Gauge 22 sts and 35 rnds = 4" in St st with MC on larger needle; 26 sts and 39 rows = 4" in St st with CC on larger needle.


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