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Fair Lady

Evoking the romance of times gone by, Fair Lady harkens to an age when garments were adorned with lavish lace ruffled collars and cuffs.

Back and fronts are knit separately. For sleeves, lace cuffs are knit sideways, then stitches are picked up and sleeves are worked flat. After sewing seams, stitches are picked up all around the garment, lace edging is knit sideways and joined to the picked up stitches as it is knitted. Our sample was knit in Size 1. NOTE: Fiddlesticks Knitting patterns are charted. Recommended for Advanced Intermediate knitters.

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Recommended yarn

DK-weight wool/silk yarn, each ball 50 g / 105 m. Sample knit with 50% merino wool / 50% tussah silk yarn.

Knitted measurements at bust with lace overlapped (allows extra ease) and yarn requirements

Size 1: 33 inches - 10 balls

Size 2: 36 inches - 11 balls

Size 3: 39 inches - 12 balls

Size 4: 42 inches - 13 balls

Size 5: 45 inches - 14 balls

Size 6: 48 inches - 15 balls

Size 7: 51 inches - 16 balls


3.5 mm (US 4)

4 mm (US 6) 24-inch circular needles

4 mm (US 6) double-pointed needle (optional for edging)

or sizes needed to obtain gauge

Gauge in Yarnover/Slip-stitch Pattern

4 inches = 19 stitches and 27.5 row

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$12.00 CDN / US

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