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Orchid Top

by Lily Go
Crochet
March 2007
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
Custom Fit
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This pattern is written with instruction how to incorporate your own measurement. And because you made this based on your measurement, it fits you perfectly. You can make a bolero or cardigan. You can make it with cap sleeve, short sleeve, 3/4 sleeve, or even long sleeve. All using the same pattern. You can even make your daughter the same dress for mother and daughter special occasion. The option is endless.

Since this pattern working from top down, you can try it as you go.

This pattern comes with row-by-row written direction in US crochet term and charts..

Suggested yarn: Any yarn weight.

Approximate yarn requirement:
Fingering: For size 32 - 36” (38 - 42”) you need 1500 (2100) meters

DK: For size 32 - 36” (38 - 42”) you need 1200 (1700) meters

Worsted: For size 32 - 36” (38 - 42”) you need 900 (1200) meters

Hook:
Fingering weight: 3.5 mm (US E)
DK weight: 4.5 mm (US G)
Worsted weight: 5.5 mm (US I)

Note: Sample shown in the picture is made using DK weight yarn split into 2. I used this method because at the time the inspiration hit, I didn’t have lace or fingering weight yarn on my stash.