"A runner's shirt"
In summer 2020 I discovered running for myself. Nothing better than walking through the forest and hearing, seeing, and feeling nothing else than the forest and myself. Since I'm not a fan of always buying the hottest things for everything, I took my clothes that I had in my closet anyway.
Among other things, it was a shirt made of pure silk that I had just knitted myself from Seda Encantada. And what can I say, this material convinced me once more, because only silk can do, what silk can do….
So I really wanted to have a long-sleeved shirt for cooler days.
... and so the idea for the runner’s shirt was born.
It should be functional, have long sleeves and sit on the figure. No unnecessary frills, everything kept nice and simple.
Knitted items made of silk tend to follow their own rules. Trying it on while the work is not finished is rather pointless. It is more important to have an exact gauge, on which everything is calculated. After completion, the shirt is guaranteed to be too small, especially too short. But that comes into play as soon as you have washed it once, straightened it and dried it lying flat.
The shirt should fit close to the figure, so I recommend choosing a size that differs no more than 3 cm from your own size in the chest circumference.
I am describing the sizes S (M, L, XL, XXL) for a chest circumference of approx. 86cm (92cm, 100cm, 108cm, 116cm)
Seda Encantada is a very special yarn. If you take a closer look at your skein, you will find that it is made up of two sub-skeins. One of the two skeins is twisted to the right, the other to the left. Individually knitted, the stitches are biasing. If you hold one thresad oft he both skeins together for knitting, the "shadow color" results in a wonderful melange effect.
Both processing methods are used in our shirt. Wide strips of single thread are separated by a single row strip of double thread. So that everything is nicely balanced again, the single-threaded stripes are knitted alternately with a thread that is twisted on the right and one that is twisted on the left.
You will need 3 Sets of Seda Encantada for sizes S to XL. Size XXL will need 4 skeins. Wether you want to use only one colourway or completely different skeins is up to you.
The pattern is actually availiable in german only. English Version coming soon
This listing is for the pattern only. You will not receive yarns, needles or the knitted Item
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in the menue "Download" you could download the pattern
you will receive the german version