Blue Morpho Top by Donna Estin

Blue Morpho Top

Knitting
March 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
735 - 1260 yards (672 - 1152 m)
Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo
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A basic T-shirt becomes an artist’s canvas in the Blue Morpho Top. Wave motifs decorate much of the body, ending in a band of elongated stitches at the bottom. Eyelet bands finish the neckline and cap sleeves.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 31.5 (35.5, 39.5, 43.5, 46.5, 50.5)“ bust circumference. Top shown measures 35.5”; modeled with 2.5” of positive ease.

Yarn Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo (80% bamboo, 20% wool; 104 yd / 1.75 oz): #105 boo boo blue, 7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) balls.

Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm): straight and 16” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23 sts and 32 rows = 4” in St st; and 24 sts and 38 rows = 4” in charted patt.

Notes This top is worked back and forth in separate pieces and seamed.

Be sure to block your swatch before measuring gauge. This yarn has a lot of drape after blocking.