#11 Sleeveless Top by Wilma Peers

#11 Sleeveless Top

Knitting
August 2006
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch using size 9 (5.5mm) circular needle
US 9 - 5.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
990 - 1595 yards (905 - 1458 m)
Bust 32 (34, 37, 40, 44)"/81 (86.5, 94, 101.5, 111.5) cm
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Pattern description from Knit Simple, Fall 2006: “Stripes get tall, not wide, in this garter-ridge top, worked vertically from side to side and sewn at the center, leaving a V-neck opening.”

Knit Tip: “Once the main piece is ready to wear, pick up stitches at the hem for the deep hip ribbing.”

Materials:

  • La Luz by Fiesta Yarns, 2oz/57g balls, each approx 220yd/201m (silk)
  • 3 (3, 4, 4, 5) balls in #LL18 wild iris (A)
  • La Boheme by Fiesta Yarns, 4oz/113g balls, each approx 165yd/151m (mohair/rayon/nylon)
  • 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) balls in jamaican spice (B)
  • Size 9 (5.5mm) circular needle, 24”/60cm long or size to obtain gauge
  • Size H/8 (5mm) crochet hook and stitch marker.

Measurements:

  • X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large)
  • Bust 32 (34, 37, 40, 44)“/81 (86.5, 94, 101.5, 111.5) cm
  • Length 24 (24½, 25, 25½, 26)“/61 (62, 63.5, 64.5, 66) cm

Notes:

  1. Front and back of each side are worked in one piece from side seam to center seam.
  2. use 2 strands of A held tog when working bottom band.
  3. Circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of sts.