Moth Wing Top by Moon Eldridge
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Moth Wing Top

Knitting
March 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in St st.
US 8 - 5.0 mm
784 - 1274 yards (717 - 1165 m)
37½ (41, 45, 48½, 52½)" bust circumference (including gussets) and 33½ (37, 41, 44½, 48½)" hem circumference. Top shown measures 37½" at the bust, modeled with 3½" of positive ease.

Gussets bridge the front and back of this wide dolman top, creating side fabric that hides your undergarments within the large sleeve openings. The moth-inspired shape is echoed in the lace patterning, which was inspired by the thorax of the insect.

Designer Moon Eldridge

Finished Size 37½ (41, 45, 48½, 52½)” bust circumference (including gussets) and 33½ (37, 41, 44½, 48½)” hem circumference. Top shown measures 37½” at the bust, modeled with 3½” of positive ease.

Yarn Tahki Yarns Aruba (80% cotton, 20% linen; 98 yd 90 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #002 natural, 8 (9, 10, 11, 13) skeins. Yarn distributed by Tahki-Stacy Charles Inc.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 24” circular (cir) and spare cir needle 24” or longer. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle; stitch holders.

Gauge 17 sts and 25 rows = 4” in St st.

Additional Information:
For Row 27:
Work Row 3 of Left Wing patt (Sl 1, knit to 2 sts before next yo from previous RS row, yo, k2tog,k13; rep from to 7 sts before m, yo, k2tog, knit to m), work Row 3 of Center Lace Panel chart, k4, work Row 3 of Right Wing patt (K2, ssk, yo, k13; rep from until last st worked is above last yo from previous RS row, ssk, yo, knit to end.)—2 sts inc’d.