On a Lark by Theressa Silver

On a Lark

Knitting
March 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette with DK yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
450 - 750 yards (411 - 686 m)
Woman’s small (medium, large, X-large, 2X-large)
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There is a moment every spring when you look out the window and realize the sun is shining and winter is finally over. On a Lark is a sleeveless shell designed for when that moment strikes and you want a lovely lightweight garment right now. Start it on Friday and wear it to work on Monday.

Skill Level
Moderately Challenging

Finished Measurements
Chest: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50) inches
Left-Side Length: 18 3/4 (19 1/2, 20 1/4, 21, 21 3/4) inches
Right-Side Length: 24 1/2 (25 3/4, 27, 28 1/2, 29 3/4) inches
This top has a suggested positive ease of 1 inch at the bust.

Materials

  • Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid (DK weight; 70% extra-fine merino wool/30% silk; 150 yds/50g per hank): 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) hanks rust #300U (MC)
  • Manos del Uruguay Lace (fingering weight; 70% baby alpaca/25% silk/5% cashmere; 439 yds/50g per hank): 1 hank dryad #2121 (CC)
  • Size 8 (5mm) 29-inch circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders

Gauge
20 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches/10cm in St st with DK weight yarn.
To save time, take time to check gauge