Knitting Lingerie Style: More Than 30 Basic and by Joan McGowan-Michael

By Joan McGowan-Michael

The one knitting ebook desirous about underwear and lingerie-inspired designsUnderwear has pop out. as soon as saved demurely hid, underwear now pervades each style classification, inspiring designs for day seems to be, loungewear, night outfits, and add-ons. Slips became attire unto themselves. Bra straps are supposed to peek out from below tank tops. Camisoles are worn on their lonesome or as layers over or lower than different outfits. Now, with Knitting undies kind, dressmaker Joan McGowan-Michael translates this indisputable type development for the knitter and, alongside the way in which, stocks interesting tales approximately undies background. do you know that it was once plane wealthy person Howard Hughes who masterminded the underwire bra? McGowan-Michael’s 30-plus designs, stunningly photographed by way of Thayer Allyson Gowdy, diversity from the really functional—knitted bras, slips, corsets, camisoles, and stockings—to the only enjoyable. The brassiere evokes a curvature-enhancing twinset. the infant doll negligee is the root for a lacy little dress and an identical thong set that’s either sumptuous and (slightly) infamous. And a ribbed, laced-front sweater is an updated—and even more comfortable!—take at the vintage corset. the single booklet of its sort out there, Knitting undies type contains initiatives which are daring and horny, bold us all to reveal a bit pores and skin, in addition to extra understated and demure, with sizes starting from petite to plus.

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LEFT BAC K BAND " BO remaining st. Using Me " only. and with HS facing, pick up and knit 3 SIS for every 4 rows along tOp of band (right selvedge, from to row 70). Work in Garter Using Me SI co row fo r 3 rows. BO. " " .. BOTTOM CUP " only, and with RS facing, pick up and knit 3 SIS for SIZES A AND B • every 4 rows along bouom of band (left selvedge, from BO row to CO row). Work in Garter 51 for 3 rows. BO. l~ t" B A RIGHT BACK BAND Work as for Left B,lek Band, reversing all shaping. "" " TABS (m'k,2) Using Me only, co 4 (4, 5, 5) sts.

Press side seams open. Fold outer ski rt up over lining by placing wrong sides OUTER SKIRT together, as shown in step 3. Baste lining and outer ski n together around upper edge. Pleat skirt as shown in step 4, pinning each pleat in place. Try STEP 3 skirt on dress form or the intended recipient, pinning top of skirt to fit waist area closely. BASTE AssemMe Dress: Put bodice on over skirt, and smooth down over pleats. Arrange pleats in a pleasing fashion, and pin bodice to skirt. Machine-sew bodice to skirt using two lines of straight stitch ing.

To make a glamorous impression. 5 mm) GAUGE Change need le size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. 20 StS and 28 rows = 4" (10 em) in Stockineuc stitch (St Sl) I'IN,nING lINGERlf STYl£ STITCH PATT ERN MIDRIFF Vine Lace CO 139 (157,175,193,202) (from A Treasury of Kllitting Patterns by Barbara C. low I CBS): K2, · kl , yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo; repeat from · ) end k2. Rows 2 and 4: Purl. Row 3: K2, "yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k I, repeat from · , end k2 . SIS. Work 4 repeats of Vine Lace. Change 10 51 SI and BO 63 (72, 81,90,95) SIS at beginning of next 2 rows- J3 (13, 13, 13, 12) SIS remain.

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