4
5
3
7
1
  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Pinterest Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon

Lionshead Top

$8.50 (PDF DOWNLOAD) 

This dropped-shoulder tee is a modern addition to any summer wardrobe.
Worked sideways from one side seam to another, Lionshead features the striking twisted stitch pattern on the body in combination with the stockinette stitch on the yoke. Sleeves are picked up and knit circularly.
Twisted stitch ribbing is used for the hem and neckband.

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)”/71-76 (81-86, 91-96, 102-107, 112-117, 122-127, 132-137, 142-147, 150-155, 160-165) cm.

Finished Measurements
35 (39, 45, 48, 51, 54½), {58½, 62½, 66½, 70½)”/87.5 (97.5, 112.5, 120, 127.5, 136.5), {146.5, 156.5, 166.5, 176.5) cm bust circumference.
Intended ease: +4-6”/10-15 cm.
Shown in size M (45”/112.5 cm) on 38”/95 cm bust with 7”/17.5 cm of positive ease.

Yarn
Fingering weight yarn (approximate amounts): 950 (1070, 1220, 1300, 1380, 1480), {1560, 1650, 1760, 1860} yards/868 (978, 1115, 1188, 1261, 1353), {1426, 1508, 1610, 1700) m.

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

Needles
Size US 3/3.25 mm: 24”-32”/60-80 cm circular (optional: spare needle of same size), 16”/40 cm circular and set of double-pointed.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

Notions
Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle.

Gauge
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4”/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch on size US 3/3.25 mm needle, after blocking.
18 stitches of the charted pattern repeat = 3”/7.5 cm.

Notes
• This top is worked sideways in one piece, from right side to left side, back and forth in rows. Knitters may consider placing stitch markers between chart repeats.
• Live stitches are seamed at sides with the 3-Needle Bind Off.