Galaxia Lace Top by Vera Sanon

Galaxia Lace Top

March 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette on larger sized needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
750 - 1200 yards (686 - 1097 m)
XS (S, M, L1, L2, XL, 2XL)
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In this pattern, I have combined my love for knitting top-down garments with my love for lace incorporated into garments. It is a relatively fast knit with a lace pattern that is simple, yet beautiful. The front is lace and the back is stockinette. However, the lace does not cover the entire width of front section. The sides are in stockinette and incorporate waist shaping. This gives a great visual slimming effect! A tool that I learned from a movie costume designer! :)

According to the Urban Dictionary of Slang: Galaxia is a name or nickname given to a graceful woman with both a tender and a villainous streak.

Galaxia is not as much a name as it is a statement; a title given to women as brilliant as a galaxy and hotter than all its stars combined. Wthout exception, none of their boyfriends deserve them.
“Dude, keep dreaming. That girl? She’s a genuine Galaxia.“

Sizes: XS (S, M, L1) (L2, XL, 2XL) to fit chest sizes 34 (36, 38, 40) (42, 44, 48)”

Gauge: 22 sts & 30 rows = 4” in stockinette on larger sized needles

Yarn: DK weight yarn approx - 750 (800, 850, 900, 1050, 1150, 1200) yards

Needles: U.S. 6 (4 mm) 16” & 32” circular needle, or DPN if not using magic loop or the size needle that gives correct gauge!
U.S. 5 (3.75 mm) - 16” circular needle

Notions: Stitch markers (2 different colors), scrap yarn to hold stitches, tapestry needle