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#32 Bias Halter Top

Knitting
May 2007
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
492 - 656 yards (450 - 600 m)
Bust 26½ (30, 33½)"/67 (76, 84)cm

Pattern description from Knit.1, Summer 2007: “Fill your ball with an unusually constructed crisscross halter top in Lion Brand Yarn’s “Organic cotton”. Loren Cherensky seamed the left and right sides together up the front and back centers, then picked up the stitches and knit the ribbed wrapped strap and bottom band.”

Stuff:

  • 6 (7, 8) hanks in #4 Cypress of Organic Cotton by Lion Brand Yarn, 1¾oz/50g hanks, each approx 82yd/75m (organic cotton)
  • One pair each sizes 6 and 8 (4 and 5mm) needles or size to get the gauge
  • Size 6 (4mm) circular needle, 24”/60cm long

The Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large)
  • Bust 26½ (30, 33½)”/67 (76, 84)cm
  • Length at front (from armhole) 19½ (20, 20½)”/49.5 (51, 52)cm

Note: This top is knit from the top ribbed band down to lower edge in two identical pieces. The pieces are seamed at the center back and center front with a longer front seam than back seam.