Limpet Lace Top by Mimi Alelis
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Limpet Lace Top

Crochet
June 2016
Thread ?
38 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet (US) flo
2.25 mm (B)
1400 - 2450 yards (1280 - 2240 m)
27¾ (29¼ , 30½ , 33, 35½ )" bust
US
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.
Errata available: crochetme.com

A gorgeous doily-inspired yoke is the start to this top-down sleeveless Limpet Lace Top pullover. The solidstitch body is easily adjusted for a custom fit, and the yoke motif is echoed at the hem for a flirty finish.

DESIGNER Mimi Alelis

FINISHED SIZE 27¾ (29¼ , 30½ , 33, 35½ )“ bust circumference, to fit actual bust size of 32 (34, 36, 39, 42)”; 20½ (20½ , 21, 21½ , 21½ )” long. Top shown measures 29¼ “, modeled with 4¼ “ negative ease.

YARN Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread Classic 10 (distributed by Coats and Clark) (100% mercerized cotton; 350 yd [320 m]; ) #154-210 antique white, 4 (4, 5, 6, 7) balls.

HOOK Size B/1 (2.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Stitch markers (m); yarn needle.

GAUGE 38 sts and 16 rows = 4” in dc flo; 35 sts and 10 rows = 4” in tr flo; 13 rows = 4” in dc for Bruges lace band.

More details on designer’s blog and project page.