A ruching stitch created with alternating needle sizes offers a funky quilted effect in this light weight layer. Its an easy one-piece knit with a simple snap tape closure.
Blue Sky Techno (50g/120yds): 5 (6, 6, 8, 9) hanks
Size 7 (4.5mm) 32″ circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
Size 10½ (6.5mm) 32″ circular needle, or 4 sizes larger than size needed to obtain gauge
1 yard ¾” wide snap tape in
Sewing needle and matching thread
Colors shown: fame – #1970
S (M, L, XL, 2XL)
To fit bust sizes 3135 (3539, 4044, 4448, 4953)”
Instructions are for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When one number is given, it applies to all sizes.
In Stockinette stitch and using smaller needle, 14 sts and 32 rows = 4″
In Stockinette stitch and using smaller needle, 20 sts = 4″ measured over Rows 1-8 of Ruching Pattern.
In Stockinette stitch and using larger needle, 12 sts = 4″ measured over Rows 9-14 of Ruching Pattern.
Needle size required may vary depending on color of Techno chosen, please check your gauge.