Augustins no 18 (ENG)
Augustins no. 18 is a softly draped top, with a fitted broad yoke and a pleated body. The top has a set of long i-cord straps which provides a set of different styling options. Depending on the chosen yarn, the top can be used during the warm summerdays, but also as a voluminous alternative to the seasonal vests.
Size: a (b) c (d) e (f) g (h).
Your bust circumference: 80 (90) 100 (110) 120 (130) 140 (150) cm.
Full length, measured from the shoulder to the bottom hem:
Approx. 50 (52) 54 (56) 58 (60) 62 (64) cm (but adjustable, do to the long i-cord straps).
Positive ease: The yoke of the top is fitted and therefore without any ease.
This body of the top has a positive ease at approximately 25-35 cm, depending on your bust circumference. When you’re deciding which size to knit, choose the one which corresponds to your own actual bust circumference
Gauge : 17 sts x 22 rows = 10 x 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch at needle size 5,5 mm.
Needle size: Circular needles 5 (2 sets) + 5,5 + 8 mm ( 60 / 80 cm).
1 double pointed needle 5,5 mm.
Yarn: The top is knitted with 2 types of yarn, and 3 threads in total held together.
1st thread: “Organic Cotton ”, Krea Deluxe (165 m per 50g).
2nd + 3rd thread: “Deluxe Silk Mohair”, Krea Deluxe (240 m per 25g).
1st thread: 250 (250) 300 (350) 400 (450) 500 (500)g.
2nd + 3rd thread: 250 (250) 300 (350) 400 (450) 500 (500) g in total.
The top is worked in the round, bottom-up, and has folded hems. At the upper part of the body, a series of pleats are created, to add a draped effect to the top. The yoke is a broad folded hem, which has a set of 4 i-cord straps knitted onto its upper edge.