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Empire Top

by Lily Go
Knitting
March 2008
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
S
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Pattern is available in sport and DK weight yarn.

Sizes: From XS to XXXL.
The sizing of the sweater is easy to customize. I’ve included sizing guidelines, but keep in mind that you can control the size. I also included tips how to make it fit to your own measurement. Since this is knitted from top down, you can try it as you go!

Needle: 3.25 mm (size 3) 80 cm long circular needle for Sport weight and 3.5 mm (size 4) 80 cm long circular needle for DK. You also need another pair of needles (same size or smaller). Can be straight or circular.

Yarn: Sport or DK Weight

Yarn requirement:

Sport Weight: XS: 1200 meter, S: 1300 meter, M: 1400 meter, L: 1500 meter, XL: 1600 meter, XXL: 1700 meter, XXXL: 1800 meter

DK Weight: XS: 1000 meter, S: 1075 meter, M: 1150 meter, L: 1225 meter, XL: 1300 meter, XXL: 1375 meter, XXXL: 1450 meter

Notion: Tapestry needle, button (optional), marker, scrap yarn

Gauge: Sport Weight: 25 sts and 30 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Stockinette Stitch (St st) using 3.25 mm needle or adjust the needle size to get gauge. Double Knit Weight: 20 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Stockinette Stitch (St st) using 3.5 mm needle or adjust the needle size to get gauge.

Difficulty: Intermediate