Box Pleat Top by Purl Soho

Box Pleat Top

Knitting
August 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
755 - 1315 yards (690 - 1202 m)
40 (44, 48, 52, 56, 60) inches
This pattern is available for free.

MATERIALS

  • 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins of Karin Öberg’s Kalinka, 100% linen. I used the color Cyan.
  • A US 3, 24- or 32-inch circular needle
  • A set of US 3 double pointed needles
  • 4 stitch holders or scrap yarn

GAUGE
28 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

SIZE
40 (44, 48, 52, 56, 60) inches

  • Finished Chest Circumference: 40 (44, 48, 52, 56, 60) inches
  • Length from Underarm to Bottom Edge: 13 (13, 13 ½, 13 ½, 14, 14 ¼) inches
  • Length from Shoulder to Bottom Edge: 20 (20 ½, 21 ½, 22, 22 ¾, 23 ½) inches

EASE: This piece is designed with a 6- to 8-inch ease.
SAMPLE: Size 44