Frenchy Camisole

Designer: Katie Himmleberg
Published: June 4, 2007
Technique: Bind-offs, Cast-ons, Decreasing, Increasing, I-cord
Skill Level: Intermediate

Vintage silk slips are the epitome of femininity, glamour, and sexiness. The delicate pink hue selected reflects the faded pink of many such slips, but a camisole is more versatile for today’s lifestyles. Wear it under your favorite cardigan or show it off on its own.

Finished Size: 34 (38, 42)" bust circumference. Camisole shown measures 34".

Yarn: Fiesta La Luz (100% silk; 210 yd [192 m]/56 g): #LL06 champagne, 2 (3, 3) skeins.

Needles: 7 (4.5 mm): 29" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: 1½ yd (1.5 m) of 1⁄8" (3 mm) wide satin ribbon; marker (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge: 20 sts and 30 rnds = 4" in St st after blocking.

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