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The Lost Shorts Knitting Pattern

The Lost Shorts Knitting Pattern

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The Lost Shorts is a textured pair of shorts with a retro knit rib. It is the perfect summer knitting pattern, with a creative way to add a handmade touch to your summer wardrobe.. Make a set with other patterns in the Lost Series.


The Lost Shorts is a high waisted short, worked from the top down, in the round, beginning with the waistband and then working down the hips. Stitches are then split for the legs, with customisable options to make as cheeky or modest as preferred.

 

Skill Level Intermediate

Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL (4XL). Full size guide below.

Gauge 28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in 2x1 Rib, on 3.25 mm [US 3] needles.

 

Suggested Needles

 

Suggested Yarn

Fingering weight yarn. Samples made in size XS.

  • Pink sample made with Cascade Heritage Solids (fingering 75% Merino Wool 25% Nylon, 400metres/437 yds, 100g) of fingering weight yarn held single.

  • Blue sample made with Prosper Sock Merino Wool (fingering, 80% superwash merino, 20% polyamide, 400 metres/437 yds, 100g) of fingering weight yarn held single. If you decide to use this yarn, 2 (2) 2 (2) 2 (2) 2 (3) skeins are required.

  • Green: Qing Fibre single merino in colour Grass (100% Superwash Merino, 366 metres/ 400 yds, 100 g) . If you decide to use this yarn, 2 (2) 2 (2) 3 (3) 3 (3) skeins are required.

 

Yarn Alternatives
Hobbii Unicorn Solid
Cascade Yarns 220
Lang Yarns Merino
Valley Yarns Huntington
Sandnes Garn Sunday
La Bien Aimee Merino Singles
Qing Fibre Merino Singles (discount code below)
Manos Alegria

 

Notions

 

This pattern uses techniques such as: 2x1 rib, increases and decreases, short rows, stretchy bind off.

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Size Guide

Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL (4XL) to fit waist measurement of:

22-24 (26-28) 30-32 (34-36) 38-40 (42-44) 46-48, (50-52) inches / 56-61 (66-71) 75-81 (86.5-91.5) 96.5-101.5 (107-112) 117-122 (127-132) cm.

Finished Garment Measurements

a. WAIST: 20.5 (24) 29 (34) 37 (41) 46 (48) inches / 52 (61) 73.5 (87) 94 (104) 117 (122) cm finished waist measurement. Garment is intended to be worn with 2-4 inches / 5-10 cm of negative ease built in.

b. HIPS: 28 (33) 38 (43) 45 (48.5) 52 (55) inches / 71 (84) 97 (110) 114 (123) 132 (140.5) cm finished hip measurement. Garment is intended to be worn with 1-4 inches / 2.5-10 cm of negative ease built in.