Bessie May Honor Swing Top by Bessie May

Bessie May Honor Swing Top

Knitting
February 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse Stocking Stitch using one 7.5mm needle and one 4mm needle
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
7.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
686 - 882 yards (627 - 807 m)
30, 32, 34, 48 & 40 inch Bust/Length 17 inches to 19.5 inches
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DESIGN

Bessie May Honor Swing Top, inspired by the spring flowers,
in two tone citrus freshness, with vintage button detailing.

Flattering stripe detailing on front and back, linking
rib pattern circular neck band, arm bands and hem.

Elasticated effect fabric, created by using one large and one
small size needle together in reversed stocking stitch.

NOTIONS

Yarn: Bessie May Honor:
85% Microfibre, 25% Nylon:
4(4, 4, 4, 5, 5) x 50g Balls (Zing (green): 7320)
3(3, 3, 3, 4, 4) x 50g Balls (Zest (yellow: 7330)

Needles: 3mm, 7.5mm, 4mm. Other: Stitch Holders, 3 buttons
Gauge: 10x10cm: 16sts, 24rows, over reversed st st,
using one 7.5mm and one 4mm needle
(check recommended)

SKILLS

An ‘Easy’ and fun project
Knitted flat, with simple colour change for stripe on front and back.
Knitting with two different sized needles to create elastic style fabric in reversed stocking stitch
Great project to someone new to colour work, and simple shaping through directed decreases

MEASUREMENTS

Sizes
To fit bust: 76, 81, 86, 92, 97, 102 cm
30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40 inch
Length 42, 43.5, 44.5, 46, 47, 49 cm (excluding Neck Band)
17, 17.5, 18, 18.5, 19, 19.5 inch (excluding Neck Band)