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Luminous Summer Kit

(2 customer reviews)

£49.00£93.00

Stunning pattern designed by Cristina T. Ghirlanda, of Minimi Knit Design

Yarn will be dyed to order – you can either choose your colour here, and add a note at checkout or if you would like a bespoke colour please send me an email.

Colours shown are Pale Teal completed, and Silver WIP

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Luminous Summer is designed with Luminous DK pure silk single ply yarn. It is a simple pullover worked from the top down. It has minimalistic finishing with a row of eyelets delicately framing the face. It has a unique placement shortrows that shapes the neck without disrupting the neckline. This cropped tee uses very little yarn, making it the perfect project to indulge in exquisite yarns.

Luminous Summer is graded with inclusive sizing in mind, from a finished chest of 94.5 cm / 37.25 inches to 180 cm / 70.75 inches, and is designed to be worn with 12-18 cm / 5-7 inches positive ease. Measurements are given in both inches and cm.

Yarn
DK weight - Shown here: Orchidean Luxury Yarns Luminous DK (100% Silk; 230 m / yds, 100 g / oz skein; Color Teal: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) {3, 3, 4, 4, 4} skeins)

Yardage: 375 (425, 475, 525, 575) {620, 685, 740, 785, 855} m / 410 (465, 520, 575, 630) {680, 750, 810, 860, 935} yds, including 10% allowance

Needles
❖ 4.5 mm / US 7 circular needle of length 60-100 cm / 24-40 inches, depending on your size; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
❖ 3.75 mm / US 5 needles in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round, for the armhole edgings

Gauge
17 sts and 22 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stockinette stitch on larger needle worked in the round, blocked.

Sizes
Size 1 (2, 3, 4, 5) {6, 7, 8, 9, 10}
Finished Measurements
Bust circumference: 94.5 (104.5, 113.5, 123.5, 133.5) {142, 152, 161, 171, 180} cm / 37.25 (41, 44.5 , 48.5, 52.5) {56, 60, 63.5, 67.25, 70.75} inches

How to choose your size: Measure a sweater in a similar style in your closet or add the amount of desired ease to your actual bust measurement, pick a size closest to that number. For between sizes, choose the smaller size. For example, if you want 15 cm / 6 inches of positive ease and your bust measurement is 99 cm / 39 inches, you should pick size 3.

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Yarn Quantity

2 skeins, 3 skeins, 4 skeins

2 reviews for Luminous Summer Kit

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  1. Anne A. (verified owner)

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    It’s a nice combination of yarn and pattern, and also included a pretty stitch marker which was a nice touch. (Far from finished but I’m happy it’s going to look fabulous when done)

  2. Fiona D. (verified owner)

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    Chose the silk yarn. So soft and lovely sheen. Really pleased with the result !

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