Jolie Femme Top
This pattern is part of my Summer Collection E-Book Collection - which will include 6 patterns, please see below for additional information.
This light, warm-weather top is knit from the top down and features set-in sleeves that are knit simultaneously, without short rows, with the upper body. The upper back features a beautiful lace pattern and the front has a v-neck with a simple reinforced finish. The body can be knit as a simple t-shirt or as a longer tunic with A-Line shaping. Instructions are provided for both.
Sizes: XXS (XS, S, M, L1) (L2, XL, 2XL, 3XL) – to fit 32 (34, 36, 38, 40)(42, 44, 48, 52)” chest /to fit 82 (86, 91, 97, 102) (107, 112, 122, 132) cm chest
Yarn: Fingering or DK Weight 100% Linen or Linen-Mix Yarn approx. 800 (850, 900, 1050, 1150)(1200, 1300, 1400) yds/ca. 750 (780, 825, 960, 1050)(1100, 1200, 1280) m, the tunic requires approx. 100 yds/90 m more yarn.
Gauge: 22 sts & 28 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch on larger sized needles, after blocking.
Needles: U.S. 4 (3.5 mm) circular 16” & 32’’ needle & DPN (if not using magic loop) use the size needle that gets gauge for the type yarn you are using
U.S. 3 (3.25 mm) circular 32” needle & DPN (if not using magic loop)
Optional: U.S. 0 or 1 (2.25 mm) circular 24” needles – used only to pick up stitches.
Notions: Two spare circular needles, sizes U.S. 3(3.25 mm) or 4 (3.5 mm), scrap yarn or spare needle to hold stitches, different colored stitch markers, hook stitch markers, tapestry needle
Summer Collection E-Book:
This pattern is the first of a series of Spring & Summer patterns that I am releasing in 2-3 week intervals. You can purchase the patterns individually or as part of the E-Book. With the E-Book, you will automatically receive the newly published patterns of the series.
They include all the following patterns (all knit from the top-down):
- Joilie Femme Top
- Short-Sleeved Cardigan
- Long-Sleeve Cardigan