Climbers Top
Climbers Top
Climbers Top
Climbers Top
Climbers Top
Climbers Top
Climbers Top
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Climbers Top

$8 (PDF DOWNLOAD) 

Worked from the bottom up, this cute warm-weather top features a few details which will make it one of your favorite garments: the most flattering placement of the cables, somewhat unusual armhole bands, and nice and clean shape of the neckband.

Sizes
Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL): to fit bust 28/30 (32/34, 36/38, 40/42, 44/46, 48/50, 52/54, 56/58)”/71/76 (81/86, 91/96, 102/107, 112/117, 122/127, 132-137, 142-147) cm.

Finished Measurements
34 (381/2, 41, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)”/85 (96.5, 102.5, 115, 125, 135, 145, 155) cm bust circumference.
Intended ease: +4-6”/10-15 cm.
Shown in size M (41”/102.5 cm) on 37”/92.5 cm bust with 4”/10 cm of positive ease.

Yarn
DK weight yarn (approximate amounts): 800 (870, 920, 1050, 1180, 1240, 1370, 1420) yards/731 (795, 840, 960, 1078, 1133, 1252, 1298) m.
Juniper Moon Farm Finley DK (50% Wool, 50% Silk; 131 yards/119 m in 1.75 oz/50 g), 27 Arctica: 7 (7, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11) skeins.

Needles
Sizes US 6/4 mm: 24-32”/60-80 cm circular.
Size US 5/3.75 mm: 24-32”/60-80 cm circular and 16”/40 cm. (Optional: spare needles of same size).
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

Notions
Stitch markers, waste yarn, tapestry needle, cable needle, crochet hook E/3.5 mm for Crochet Chain Provisional cast on.

Gauge
22 stitches and 28 rounds = 4”/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch or charted pattern on size US 6/4 mm needle, after blocking.
28-stitch chart repeat = 4½”/11.5 cm, after blocking.

Notes
• This top is worked from the bottom up in the round to underarms, then front and back are worked separately.
• The Cable Chart is worked in the round and in rows. When working in the rows, read all odd-numbered rows from right to left, all even-numbered rows from left to right.

Difficulty: Intermediate
The cable pattern is worked from a chart or written instructions.