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Galas
Galas
Galas
Galas
Galas
Galas
Galas
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Galas Top

$9.5 (PDF DOWNLOAD) 

The cable effect on the body pattern is achieved with clever increases and decreases and ascends seamlessly to the rib pattern of the yoke.

Galas Top is worked in one piece from the bottom up. 

Stitches for sleeves are picked up along armholes.

Sizes

Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL), {3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL}: to fit bust 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50), {52-54, 56-58, 60-62, 64-66}”/70-75 (80-85, 90-95, 100-105, 110-115, 120-125), {130-135, 140-145, 150-155, 160-165} cm.

Finished Measurements 

34¼ (37¾, 41, 45¾, 50¼, 55), {58¼, 61¾, 66¼, 69¾)”/85.5 (94.5, 102.5, 114.5, 125.5, 137.5), {145.5, 154.5, 165.5, 174.5) cm bust circumference.

Intended ease: +3-6”/7.5-15 cm.

Shown in size M (41”/102.5 cm) on 38”/95 cm bust with 3”/7.5 cm of positive ease.

Yarn

Fingering weight yarn (approximate amounts): 985 (1090, 1180, 1320, 1450, 1580), {1670, 1770, 1900, 2000} yards/896 (992, 1074, 1201, 1320, 1438), {1520, 1611, 1730, 1820} m.

Brooklyn Tweed Peerie (100% American Merino Wool; 210 yards/192 m in 1.75 oz/50 g), Thaw: 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8), {8, 9, 10, 10} skeins.

Needles

Size US 3/3.25 mm: 24-32”/60-80 cm circular and 16”/40 cm. (Optional: spare needles of the same size).

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

Notions

Stitch markers, waste yarn, tapestry needle, cable needle.

Gauge

28 stitches and 36 rounds = 4”/10 cm in charted pattern or k2, p2 rib on size US 3/3.25 mm needle, after blocking.

Notes

- This top is worked from the bottom up in the round to the underarms, then the front and back are worked separately.

- Stitches for the sleeves are picked up around the armholes and sleeves are worked in the round from the top down.

- The “right” or “left” directions always refer to the wearer’s right or left, rather than the piece in relation to you when knitting.

Difficulty: Intermediate. 

Pattern Style: both written and charted instructions using standard knitting abbreviations. The stitch pattern is written and charted.

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