Bustier Top

Nov 22, 2010
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Mimosa Dress
Designer Rhonda Davis
Finished Size: 24 (27½, 28, 32)" bust circumference to fit 31 (34, 37, 40)" bust. Garment shown measures 27½" and is modeled with 5" negative ease.
Yarn: Vickie Howell Collection Love (30% silk, 70% bamboo; 98 yd [90 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #257 Andrew & Sam, 11 (11, 12, 12) skeins. Yarn distributed by South West Trading Company.
Hook: Size G/6 (4 mm) for sizes 29 (32)" or H/8 (5 mm) for sizes 35 (38)". Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: 1 button (23 mm or preferred size); yarn needle.
Gauge: 18 sts and 14 rows = 4" in twin ribbing patt with larger hook, unblocked; 20 sts and 16 rows = 4" in twin ribbing patt with smaller hook, unblocked.
Skill Level: Intermediate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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bethestock wrote
on Oct 3, 2011 4:30 PM

I am having a difficult time understanding the hip shaping directions for this pattern.

It reads:

"work in main patt replacing 2 sc shaping sts with closed sh -- 2 sc shaping sts replaced."

Can anyone help me throughthis section.  I am growing weary of ripping out my attempts!

thanks,

Beth