Dramatic Evening Ensemble: Brocade Vestment
The knitting is an adventurous combination of Fair Isle, open rib, and slip-stitch textures, with beads interspersed in the Fair Isle and along the bands of the neck, front and back panels, and lower edges. Due to copyright restrictions this magazine is only available for purchase in the United States. This magazine is unofficial and unauthorized. It is not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by Carnival Film & Television Ltd., it's writers or producers, or any of its licensees.
Finished Size: Lower band, 38¾ inches (98.4 cm) circumference; length, about 20 inches (51 cm); sides are completely open to allow for a range of bust sizes
Yarn: Handmaiden Swiss Silk, 100% silk yarn, fingering weight, 437 yards (399.6)/100 gram (3.5 oz) skein, 1 skein each of Wine (A), Brown Sugar (B), Beet (C)
Needles: Circular, 24 inches (61.0 cm), size 2 (2.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle; scrap yarn for holders; removable marker; stitch markers; crochet hook, steel, size 11, for beads
Gauge: 29 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in Fair Isle patt; 28 sts = 4 inches (10.2 cm) and 20 rows = 1¼ inches (3.2 cm) in sl st garter patt
Oringinally Published: Unofficial Downton Abbey Knits 2013