Needles: US 5 / 3.75 mm straights or circulars or needle size needed to obtain gauge Shop needles here.
Notions: 4 stitch markers, two 12" and two 24" pieces of scrap yarn, 6 locking stitch markers, darning needle, scissors, and tape measure Shop notions here.
Gauge: 6 stitches & 8.5 rows per inch in stockinette after blocking 12 border stitches measure about 1.5" wide
Measurements: 29 (33, 36, 39, 44, 47)" finished bust circumference 22 (24, 26, 27, 30, 31)" from shoulder line to lower back edge
Sizes: 29.5 (33.5, 37.5, 42.5, 47, 51.5)" bust
Techniques: long tail cast on, knit front back, knit, place marker, knit one through the back loop, slip one purlwise with yarn in front, wrapping twice in one stitch, purl, slip marker, cross four, bind off, slip slip knit, knit two together, slip knot, knit front back front, put stitches on scrap yarn, pick up stitches, blocking, mattress stitch, put stitches on scrap yarn back on needles, add new yarn, slip slip purl, slip slip slip purl, knit three together, weave in ends, blocking Browse our tutorials here.