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8410B - Woman's Top, Crew Neck

Knitting
January 1997
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette sstitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
798 - 1368 yards (730 - 1251 m)
Small, Medium and Large

SUMMARY: This is a sleeveless woman’s crew-neck top with identical front and back pieces, shown in 2 lengths. A is short, 18⅞” - 20½” from lower edge to underarm while C is long, 26¾” - 28⅜” from lower edge to underarm. The lower edge of the long version includes vents at the side seams. Each features an overall diamond lattice design worked in purl stitches on a knit background. The lower, vent and armhole edges and the neckband are all worked in a K2, P2 ribbing. The vent, armhole and neck edgings are picked-up from the completed body pieces and knit on in the finishing steps.

This pattern is also shown in a long version with the neckline finished using front button plackets (B). 8410B placket neck

SIZES: Small (Medium, Large)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 41¾ (44, 46½)” / 106 (111.5, 118) cm

YARN REQUIREMENTS: Fine weight yarn (Sport or 5-ply), Dalegarn Kolibri.

A - 350 (400, 450) g / 798 (912, 1026) yds / 770 (880, 990) m / 7 (8, 9) balls.
C – 500 (550, 600) g / 1140 (1254, 1368) yds / 1100 (1210, 1320) m / 10 (11, 12) balls.

COLOUR SUGGESTIONS:

Orange #3209, Red #3808, Light Orange #2709, Light Blue #5824, Blue-Lavender #5634 and Deep Blue-Lavender #5646.

CHARTS INCLUDED: 1 stitch pattern chart.

Neither the book nor the yarn is commercially available but can sometimes be found on eBay or other selling/trading sites.