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Byzantium Top


If you have always wanted to make a top-down pullover but thought it might be too hard, there is good news! 
Byzantium Top is top-down pullover with kimono sleeves, which is ridiculously easy to knit. 
Knitted in Stockinette stitch, this top features eye catching, but extremely easy to execute knit and purl arabesque motif, which gave a name to this design. 
The curved hi-lo hem adds the modern edge to the whole look.

I recommend to use the light colors to make textured motif is visible and pronounced.

Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL): to fit bust 28/30 (32/34, 36/38, 40/42, 44/46, 48/50) inches 71/76 (81/86, 91/96, 102/107, 112/117, 122/127) cm.

Finished Measurements: 
32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52) inches /81 (91, 101, 112, 122, 132) cm bust circumference. 
Shown in size M (40”/101 cm) on 36”/91 cm bust with 4”/10 cm of positive ease.

22 sts and 32 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch on size US5 (3.75 mm) needle, after blocking.

Size US5 (3.75 mm): 24-32”(60-80 cm) circular (circ); 
size US3 (3.25 mm): 24-32”(60-80 cm) and 16”(40 cm) circ. 
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge. 


6 markers, 4 removable markers, cable needle (cn), tapestry needle, waste yarn.

Sport or DK weight yarn (approximate amounts): 
760 (850, 950, 1000, 1280, 1380) yards.

Difficulty: Intermediate. 

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