Leaf Yoke Top
Finished
January 20, 2010
March 29, 2012

Leaf Yoke Top

Project info
#14 Leaf Yoke Top by Angela Hahn
Knitting
Me
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
ONline Linie 28 Borneo
1310 yards in stash
52
6
Red
DAD in Odense C
Notes

Did some alterations:

  • In stead of binding off just after the lace yoke, I keept on knitting short sleeves in raglan. Knitted a 10 round 2x2 rib on 3mm needles, then bound off with Jeny´s surpricingly strechy bind off - but only used the tecnuiqe on the purl sts for a not too stretchy bind off.

  • For adding more room in the bust area, I made a -k1, kfb- on the fronts 1 round after the lace yoke, in stead of short-rows, since I at the time did not know how to make short-rows neatly in st st. I am very happy with the resut - not too much fabric, just a little extra room.

  • I made 2x2 ribbing on the edge too.

  • Other CO - I guess I used what is called a norwegian CO. I knitted the yoke with 4mm needles, as I would like a more wide neck than some of the others I saw here on Rav.

  • After wash n´ dry, I must admit the top is a bit big, but still absolutely usable. The stitchdefinition is beautiful and I rather like that it grew a bit, so it got more sexier…

  • 10 leaves in yoke: 3 on both front and back, and 2 on each sleeve.

viewed 1545 times | helped 30 people
Finished
January 20, 2010
March 29, 2012
About this pattern
480 projects, in 1073 queues
JuliaZahle's overall rating
JuliaZahle's clarity rating
JuliaZahle's difficulty rating
About this yarn
by ONline
Sport
60% Cotton, 40% Rayon
131 yards / 50 grams

69 projects

stashed 76 times

JuliaZahle's star rating
  • Project created: January 24, 2010
  • Finished: March 29, 2012
  • Updated: March 31, 2012