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Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
For Size: 38" or 40" chest measurement; vary your gauge with weight of yarn and needle size for the finished garment size you wish to obtain
For Sleeveless (Short-Sleeved, 3/4 Sleeved, Long-Sleeved) versions you will need approximately 738 (984, 1230, 1353) yds of DK Weight Yarn or Sport Weight Yarn and small amounts of contrasting colors as desired for flowers and leaves
Gauge: Work in a gauge of 6 sts = 1" on US 4 (3.5mm) Needles for a 38" chest measurement or 5 sts = 1" on US 6 (4mm) Needles for a 40" chest measurement; vary your gauge with weight of yarn and needles size to create the garment size you desire
Suggested Needle/Hook Size:
US 2 (2.75mm) Needles, US 4 (3.5mm) Needles, US 2 (2.75mm) 16" Circular Needles for sleeveless version, US 2 (2.75mm) 24" Circular Needles for neckline trim, and a C Crochet Hook
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