New - Twisted Bloomers
Sizes: (0 to 3-4 months) 6 to 9 months (1 year) 2 years
Half width: (19) 20 (21) 22 cm
Yarn amount: (50) 50 (50 gr. meterage 250 m/50 gr.) 100 gr.
Recommended needles: Circular needle (40 cm) 2,5 and 3 mm. Double pointed needles 2,5 mm
Supplies: Elastic band 2,5 cm width (40 – 50 cm)
Recommended yarn: Knitting for Olive meterage 250 m/50 gr: Merino, Cottonmerino, Pure silk
Alternative yarn: (Watch out for the meterage) Isager: Alpaca 2, Permin: Elise, Sandnes: SUNDAY
Gauge: 27 to 28 sts x 38 rounds in stockinette stitch = 10 cm on needle 3 mm
Twisted Bloomers are knitted in stockinette stitch top down, with twisted cables in the front. an I-cord is pulled through the casing, or a soft elastic band is pulled through the cuff. Knit short rows, so that the back is higher than the front (German short rows).