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Kahena

Design Jeanette Bøgelund Bentzen
Yarn Knitting for Olive

Modern, yet classic, Kahena is a casual long-sleeved T-shirt full of Scandinavian elegance. The construction uses linen (also known as moss) stitch both horizontally and vertically to create clean lines.

Measurements

1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)(7, 8, 9, 10)

Finished bust circumference: 84 (95.5, 105, 114, 127) (134.5, 144, 157, 166, 173.5)cm / 33 (37.5, 41.25, 44.75, 50)(53, 56.75, 61.75, 65.5, 68.5)”

Designed with 7.5-12.5cm / 3-5” of positive ease.

Model is wearing size 4 with 11cm / 4.25” of positive ease.

Yarn

Knitting for Olive Pure Silk 4-ply/fingering (100% silk; 250m / 273yds per 50g).

Sample is made in Putty.

1330 (1500, 1690, 1860, 2000)(2210, 2400, 2580, 2740, 2910)m / 1455 (1640, 1850, 2035, 2185)(2415, 2625, 2820, 2995, 3180)yd

Hooks

3.5 mm (US E/4)
4 mm (US G/6)

Tension

24 sts x 26 rows = 10cm x 10cm / 4”x 4”measured over front panel patt rep using 3.5mm hook, after blocking

26 sts x 21 rows = 10cm x 10cm / 4”x 4”measured over linen st using 4mm hook, after blocking

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