Fern Valley Linier Top by Sian Price-White

Fern Valley Linier Top

July 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
750 yards (686 m)
This top is very easily adjustable but is written in one size. As written, the sample is approx. 104cm wide and 44cm long when blocked.
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Delicate and drapey, this elegant top can add a soft sophistication to day or night-time dressing. Looking far more complicated to make than it actually is – it’s just two rectangles! The size is easily adjustable and the pattern includes two shoulder options.

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Abbreviations –
St/Sts – Stitch / Stitches.
RS / WS – right side / wrong side.
K1/P1 – Knit one stitch / Purl one stitch.
Yo – yarn over - wrap yarn around right needle once to create extra stitch.
Ssk – slip, slip, knit. Slip 1 st as if to knit, slip another st as if to knit, transfer both sts back to left needle and then knit the 2 together through the back of the st.
K2tog – knit 2 together. Pick up 2 sts at the same time and knit together as one to reduce 2 sts to 1.
s2kp – Slip 2 sts together knitwise, knit 1, pass the slipped stitches over the knitted stitch to reduce 3 sts to 1.

Pattern Notes –
This top is knitted in 2 flat pieces. To lengthen or shorten simply add or subtract number of repeats of pattern (approx. 4cm per repeat.) To widen, add by increments of 16 sts (approx. 7cm per set.)
There are two options for the shoulder and sleeves. One option has shoulder straps and an open sleeve which is joined at the ‘wrist’. The other option has a joined shoulder and sleeve.