Belle is a slouchy, sheer knit. She is actually a rectangle with waist and neck openings on opposite sides which causes the garment to bias when worn. This effect is deceptively easy to knit. The sleeves and body are knitted as one on US 9 circular needles and finished off with a couple 3-needle bind-offs and ribbing.
Skill Level: Easy
For Size: Small (Medium, Large, 1x, 2x, 3x) = Bust 32-35" (36-39, 40-43, 44-47, 48-51, 52-56)"; Length at Shortest Point 24" (26, 28, 30, 32, 34)"
Yarn Required: 600 (750, 980, 1230, 1480, 1500) yds DK Weight Yarn
Yarn used as pictured: 3 (3, 4, 5, 6, 6) skeins of Shibui Linen
Gauge: 16 sts = 4" in St st
Suggested Needle/Hook Size:
US 9 (5.5mm) 35" or longer Circular Needle and US 7 (4.5mm)-8 (5mm) Circular Needle for ribbing (optional)
You Will Also Need:
2 Stitch Markers
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