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Waves and Sand Top

$7.5 (PDF DOWNLOAD) 

The front and back of this top are worked simultaneously sideways, starting from Provisional Cast On. First, the Right Front and Back are worked at the same time to the right side and the stitches for armhole and side seam are put on hold. Then, work continues from live stitches of Provisional Cast On to left side; work divides to Back and Front, each is worked separately for neckline shaping, then stitches of Back and Front are joined and Left Front and Back are worked at the same time to the left side. Side seams are joined using 3-Needle Bind Off.

 

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

 

Finished Measurements: 
37 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)”/94 (101.5, 112, 122, 132, 142, 152.5) cm bust circumference. Top shown measures 44”/112 cm. 
Intended ease: +6-8”/15-20 cm.

 

Gauge: 

22 sts and 32 rows = 4”/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch. 
18-sts repeat of Feather and Fan pattern = 3¼”/8 cm.

 

Tools: 

Size US 4/3.5 mm: 24–32’’/60–80 cm and 16”/40 cm circular. 
Set of double-pointed needles of the same size. 
Adjust needle size to obtain gauge. 
Markers, waste yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle, crochet hook size E/3.5 mm.

 

Materials: 

For Main Color (MC): Sport weight yarn (approximate amount): 560 (640, 670, 850, 980, 1110, 1170) yards/512 (585, 612.5, 777, 896, 1015, 1070) m. 
For Contrast Color (CC): Sport or DK weight yarn (approximate amount): 300 (300, 340, 450, 500, 570, 680) yards/274 (274, 311, 412, 457, 521, 622) m.

MC: Lana Gross Linea Pura Solo Lino (80% Recycled Linen (Viscose), 20% Linen; 131 yds/120 m in 50 g); #21 Beige –5 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9) skeins. 
CC: Lotus Yarn Cathay 4 Streak Hand Dyed (50% Silk, 50% Handspun Yak, 180 yds/165 m in 50 g); #1 Teal Caribbean – 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins.

 

Difficulty: Intermediate. 

 

Pattern Style: Written and charted instructions using common knitting abbreviations.