SpliTTop by La Maison Rililie


July 2014
Light Fingering ?
26.5 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
782 - 1333 yards (715 - 1219 m)
XS-4XL (see below for measurements)
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The little Top is knitted seamlessly from the top down and features a dramatic short sleeve with cables at the shoulder and a folded-split opening.

Discreet folds on the sides allow for a more pronounced A-line shape that continues in a slightly curved hem at front and back, while a subtle contouring of the waist still ensures a flattering shape, that allows for a comfortable fit and look.

This garment is worked with a simple crew neck, but it also has stripe placement that is reminiscent of a horizontal boatneck, to keep in balance with the wider body shape.
Edges are worked with contrasting braids and i-cord.

All techniques and methods are either explained in the pattern itself with attached photo tutorials, or links are provided that point to web-tutorials.

A big Grazie to Michela LaMicky for translating this pattern into Italian!

Holst Garn Coast:
2(3,3,3,3,3,4,4) skeins MC (colourway Redcurrant) or approximately 688(752,817,881,957,1023,1106,1174) meters or 752(822,893,963,1047,1119,1210,1284) yards.

1 skein CC (colourway Fairy) or approximately 27(30,33,35,37,40,42,45) meters or 30(33,36,38,40,44,46,49) yards.

…or any other light fingering weight yarn (at 350m or 382 yards/50gr) which gives you the proper gauge.
Please keep in mind that yardage is an estimate

26,5sts and 36 rows in 10 cm/4” in Stockinette stitch
on 3,5mm/ US 4 needles, after blocking.

Two 3,5mm/US4, 3mm/US2½ circular needles (at least 80 cm/31” long) and 4mm/US6 needle for BO and 2mm/US0 to pick up sts.

Tapestry needle, stitch markers (4), stitch holders or smooth scrap yarn.

Sizing (body size)
X-Small (31 inches or 78,5 cm bust),
Small (34 inches or 86 cm),
Medium (37 inches or 94cm),
Large (40 inches or 101,5 cm),
X-Large (43 inches or 109 cm),
2XL (46 inches or 116 cm),
3XL (49 inches or 124,5 cm),
4XL (52 inches or 132 cm).
You can find detailed measurements of the garment itself in the pattern.

Skill Level: Advanced