Dressing in knitwear

Materials

Pant suit
24 (27) balls (each ball 50g and 125m) of New Baby Alpaca 70 yarn (70% Baby Alpaca, 30% Extrafine Merino Wool) shade no. 30177, whose 11 (12) balls for jumper and 13 (15) balls for pants
A scrap yarn in contrasting colour (to remove) for pants
A Pair of 5.50mm knitting needles
Two 5.50mm double-pointed (Dp) knitting needles
Yarn needle with rounded point
Stitch-holders and spare needles
Elastic band, 4.5cm wide, as long as desired
Pins

Two piece-skirt suit
16 (18) balls (each ball 50g and 150m) of Eco Cashmere Soft yarn (100% Recycled Cashmere) shade no. 30163, whose 7 (8) balls for skirt and 9 (10) balls for jumper.
A scrap yarn in contrasting colour (to remove) for skirt
A pair of 5.00mm knitting needles
Yarn needle with rounded point
Stitch-holders and spare needles
Elastic band, 4.5cm wide, as long as desired

STITCHES

Tubular stitch – K1, P1 rib – Stocking stitch

10 x 10 sample

Pant suit
26 sts and 36 rows (for jumper), 27 sts and 37 rows (for pants) measure 10cm square over stocking stitch with 5.50mm needles, after steaming.

Two piece-skirt suit
25 sts and 40 rows measure 10cm square over stocking stitch with 5.00mm needles, after washing and steaming.

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