A drapey, cropped top with kimono sleeves and lace accents.
XS/S (M/L, XL/2XL) – see Notes. Shown in size XS/S.
Bust: 44 (53, 62½)”; Length: 14¾”
Villa by Classic Elite Yarns
(70% baby alpaca, 30% bamboo; 50 g = 236 yards)
5 (6, 7) hanks 2731 Periwinkle
Circular knitting needle (24”) in size US 4 (3.5 mm) or size to obtain gauge.
Stitch markers (optional)
23 sts and 35 rows = 4” in St st. Take time to save time, check your gauge.
Body is worked in one piece starting from the lower front edge, up the front, over the shoulders, and down to the lower back edge. The sleeves are worked separately and sewn to body during finishing.
The garment has a relaxed fit and is intended for bust measurements of 32–36 (40–44, 48–52)”. Choose a size with bust circumference approximately 8 (9, 10)” to 12 (13, 14)” larger than your actual bust.
You may find it helpful to mark the beginning and end of each lace panel using stitch markers.