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1940's Inspired Gown

Design by Cheryl Nelson

With a fitted bodice, puff sleeves, and a flared peplum, this stunning two-piece gown harkens back to the sophistication of the 1940's.

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Experience

Intermediate

Materials

• Blue Sky Alpacas Alpaca Silk (50g/146yds): 6 (6, 6, 7) hanks for top; 10 (10, 10, 11) hanks for skirt
• Size 7 (4.5mm) needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
• Size 7 (4.5mm) 24" circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
• Size 9 (5.5mm) 36" circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
• Size 10½ (6.5mm) 36" circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
• Size 11 (8mm) 36" circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
• Size H (5mm) hook, or size needed to obtain gauge
• Stitch marker
• ¾" elastic

Colors shown: Peacock - #139

Sizes

XS (S, M, L)
Top, width at bust: 14⅞ (16, 17⅛, 18⅝)"
Length, highest point on shoulder to bottom of peplum: 20⅜ (21⅛, 21⅜, 21⅞)"
Skirt, width at waist: 12⅛ (13, 13¾, 14½)"
Length: 37", including trim

Gauge

In St st, 21 sts and 26 rows = 4", using smallest needles
In 2x2 rib, 22 sts and 26 rows = 4"

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