Stitch Diva 26 Simple Knitted Bodice
With just advanced beginning skills, make yourself a short-sleeve or long-sleeve garment that looks extravagant and fits your curves perfectly! Worked from the top down in one piece, this sumptuous design requires minimal finishing and features a super-simple lace accent that will make you look like a pro knitter even if this is your first sweater. To ensure a perfect fit, we detail a try-as-you-go construction approach and provide simple shaping techniques. Finally, we feature an accent yarn that has been pre-strung with sequins and beads: just to prove that if you choose the right yarn, it will do most of the work for you.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X).
To Fit Bust: 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54)"
Short-Sleeve version: 800 (850, 900, 1000, 1200, 1300, 1450) total yards worsted weight yarn (Featured yarns: Tilli Tomas Pure and Simple, and Tilli Tomas Disco Lights)
Long-Sleeve version: 1000 (1100, 1200, 1300, 1500, 1700, 1915) total yards worsted weight yarn (Featured yarns: Tilli Tomas Pure and Simple, and Tilli Tomas Rock Star)
Needles: Double pointed needles and 24" circular in US sizes 4 and 7
Other Materials: stitch markers, long stitch holders, tapestry needle
Gauge: 20 sts and 24 rows = 4' in stockinette stitch, with larger needles; 28 sts and 32 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch on smaller needles.