Embry by Rachel Molenaar


March 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch with smaller needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
595 - 1020 yards (544 - 933 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
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Mesa works up delightfully quick in this pretty scoop neck summer top with lace edgings at hem and cuffs and princess waist shaping for a flattering fit.

Skill Level

XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL). Shown in size S.

Finished Measurements
Bust: 33 (36¾, 39½, 43¼, 47, 50¾)“
Length: 21¾ (22¼, 22¾, 23¼, 23¾, 24¼)”

Mesa by Classic Elite Yarns
(100% cotton; 50 g = approx 85 yards)
7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) balls 4220 Cielo

Circular knitting needle (24”) in size US 7 (4.5 mm) or size to obtain gauge.
Knitting needles in size US 9 (5.5 mm) or size to obtain gauge.

Other Materials
Stitch markers in different colors
Stitch holder

17 sts and 23 rows = 4” in St st with smaller needle;
13 sts of Lace patt meas 3” wide with larger needles.
Take time to save time, check your gauge.

The top begins with a lace border that is worked sideways; then the cast-on and bound-off edges of the border are sewn together and stitches are picked up for the body and the piece is worked in the round to the armholes. The sleeves are worked back and forth in rows.