# 20 Sleeveless top with ajouré diamonds by Claireline Chevaux

# 20 Sleeveless top with ajouré diamonds

July 2009
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in eyelet rib pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
624 yards (571 m)
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Short tank top with a zigzag lace pattern at the hem, vertical eyelet columns between hem and bust, and ajouré diamond pattern above the bustline.

Lace hem border is worked first, sideways. Then joined front to back and work in rounds to the armholes. Then divide work and work flat for armholes and shoulders. A crocheted edging finishes off the neck and armholes. Accentuated with a cord tie at the bustline.


  • “Algarve Grande” from Austermann (100% cotton; 95m/104yds; 50g/1.75oz) - 300g (6 balls)
  • One pair 3.5 mm / US 4 needles
  • One 3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle