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Ophelia Lace and Cable Camisole: Knitting Pattern

Ophelia Lace and Cable Camisole: Knitting Pattern

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Designed to go under the Ophelia Top, this lovely camisole can be worn on its own as a spring, summer or autumn top or as a vest in the winter.  The lace panel on the back just adds that certain something.  It’s made in one piece, so little sewing required and knitted in the round with our gorgeous 100%, worsted spun, alpaca yarn.  Five sizes available and the knitting techniques are cabling, lace and holding sts.

Photographed in the colour called Copper
Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs, 100% pure alpaca Worsted spun yarn (from Tracy’s Herd of alpacas).
Skill level: confident novice to intermediate
Womenswear UK Sizes:
X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit approx 73cm/29″ bust (1.5 skeins of yarn)
Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit approx 83cm/33″ bust (1.5 skeins of yarn)
Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit approx 93cm/37″ bust (2 skeins of yarn)
Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit approx 102cm/40″ bust (2 skeins of yarn)
X-Large: UK sizes 20-22, to fit approx 112cm/44″ bust (3 skeins of yarn)

Needle size: 3.5mm 4mm circular needles and 5mm needles to cast off the neck (needles not supplied)
Tension: 21 sts and 30 rows to 10cm using 4mm needles and stocking stitch.

The Kit includes pattern, yarn, postcard biography and image of the alpaca the design is named after, care instructions and a recycled paper gift bag with rope handles.  It is packed in a clear plastic resealable bag which you can use for final garment storage.

Purl’s 100% pure alpaca yarn is not dyed, all the colours are completely natural.