Mentha by Becky Wilkins


by Becky Wilkins
October 2015
Light Fingering ?
21 stitches and 37.25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1000 - 1500 yards (914 - 1372 m)
Bust: 29.75 (32.75, 35.75, 38.75, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57.25)”
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August’s top is airy and light, inspired by summer fruits and refreshing drinks on the shady porch. It’s perfect for warm summer days wherever you live. The pattern is paired with a collection of infused green summer teas featuring herbal and fruit pairings that are as refreshing as this top.

Mentha’s name is derived from the latin name for mint. It uses lace and cables detailing in the side shaping. This top is knit from the bottom up with cap sleeves formed by binding off and casting on below the yoke.

Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X, 6X); shown in size M Intended to be worn with 1” / 4 cm of negative ease.
Bust: 29.75 (32.75, 35.75, 38.75, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57.25)”

Anzula Milky Way yarn; color: Aurora; 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins
32-inch US #4/3.5 mm circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
8 Stitch markers including 1 unique for end of round
Yarn needle

Required Skills
Basic knitting skills
Knitting in the round
Backward loop cast on or Knitted cast on
Working simple cables from chart or written instructions
Working simple lace from chart or written instructions
Knowledge of basic sweater construction