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#24 Garter Stripe Top

Knitting
March 2007
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch in Tao using smaller needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
983 - 1268 yards (899 - 1159 m)
Bust 34 (38, 42)"/86.5 (96.5, 106.5)cm
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Pattern description from Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 2007: “Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton’s boxy boat-neck alternates thick and thin hand-dyed fibers from Colinete/Unique Kolours: The billowy cotton-blend ‘Giotto’ is plied in stockinette, the smooth silk ‘Tao’ in garter stitch.”

“Standard-fitting top worked in stripes of St stitch and garter stitch with drop shoulders, long sleeves and a wide boat neck. Sized for Small, Medium, Large and shown in size Small on page 65.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large)
  • Bust 34 (38, 42)”/86.5 (96.5, 106.5)cm
  • Length 20 (20½, 21)”/50.5 (52, 53.5)cm
  • Upper arm 15 (16, 17)”/38 (40.5, 43)cm

Materials:

  • 3 (4, 4) 3¾oz/100g balls (each approx 157yd/144m) of Colinette/Unique Kolours Giotto (cotton/rayon/nylon) in #89 dark umber
  • 4 (5, 5) 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 128yd/117m) of Colinette/Unique Kolours Tao (silk) in #75 moss
  • One pair each sizes 6 and 11 (4 and 8mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers

Additional Gauge: 12 sts and 14 rows = 4”/10cm over St st in Giotto using larger needles

More Giotto may be needed than specified by the pattern.