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Living in Lattice
Cap Sleeve Lattice Top by Purl Soho
Knitting
MEEeee (me)
XS
Needle and yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Lion Brand LB Collection Superwash Merino
612 yards, 200 grams 2 skeins = 612.0 yards (559.6m)
65596
Blue
Lion Brand Yarn Studio in New York, New York
September 10, 2012
Lion Brand LB Collection Superwash Merino
306 yards, 100 grams 1 skein = 306.0 yards (279.8m)
68596
White
Lion Brand Yarn Studio in New York, New York
September 10, 2012
Notes

Heavily modified to create a negative ease

9/15/12 - I decided to make this fit a little tighter than it is intended, because the straight shape of the garment probably looks really good on boxier frames than mine (I tend to look really frumpy if I wear loose fitting clothing).

However, I couldn’t resist the lattice top and I was really in the mood to work with merino, so I decided to make this with a negative ease to avoid any possible frump. My gauging told me that I needed to cast on about 60% of the suggested amount of cast-on stitch in the pattern (yikes). Let’s see how this turns out…

BTW I ALSO decided that I wanted the torso to be more tunic-length, so I knit in stockinette for 16” instead of the 12” suggested in the pattern.

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Finished
September 15 2012
September 18 2012
 
About this pattern
Cap Sleeve Lattice Top
by Purl Soho
from Purl Bee
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About this yarn
LB Collection Superwash Merino
by Lion Brand
DK / 8 ply
100% Merino
306 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: September 10, 2012
  • Project created: September 15, 2012
  • Finished: September 18, 2012
  • Updated: October 14, 2012