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Leucadia Top
Leucadia Top
Leucadia Top
Leucadia Top
Leucadia Top
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Leucadia Top


This pattern is part of VERNAL: Collection of warm weather knitwear book. You can also purchase the book here.

The cable-and-lace motifs progress seamlessly from the ribbed neckband and spread out on the round yoke of this top-down seamless top, full of thoughtful details that enhance the quality of the garment. Short-row shaping lifts the back for a comfortable neckline. The sleeves and slight A-line shaped body are worked in an attractive textured pattern. Sleeves are worked from live stitches circularly to the cuff.


Choose a deep jewel tone (as I did), pastel hue, speckled or even multi-colored colorway of Miss Babs Yummy 3-ply for your project.



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, 91/97, 102/107, 112/117, 122/127, 132/137, 142/147) сm.

Finished Measurements 

35½ (37½, 41¾, 46, 50, 54¼, 56½, 62½)”/89 (94, 104.5, 115, 125, 136, 141.5, 156.5) cm bust circumference.

Intended ease: +4-6”/10-15 cm

Shown in size M (41¾”/104.5 cm) on 38”/96.5 cm bust with 3¾”/9.5 cm of positive ease.


Sport weight yarn (approximate amounts): 1000 (1055, 1175, 1300, 1410, 1550, 1600, 1770) yds/914 (965, 1074, 1189, 1289, 1417, 1463, 1618) m.

Miss Babs Yummy 3-Ply Sport (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 335 yards/306 m in 150 g), Oz: 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins.


Sizes US 4/3.5 mm: 24-32”/60-80 cm circular, 16”/40 cm circular and set of double-pointed.

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

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.


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


23 stitches and 34 rows = 4”/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch on size US 4/3.5 mm needle, after blocking.


•  This top is worked in one piece from the top down with round yoke shaping.

•  Knitters may consider placing stitch markers between chart repeats.

The wrap and turn short-row method is used to raise the back neck. •  This method can be substituted for any other short-row method of the knitter’s choice.

•  Stitch pattern is charted and has written instructions.

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