Bias Lines Top by Lana Jois

Bias Lines Top

Knitting
September 2018
both are used in this pattern
Lace ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st using B on larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
901 - 1474 yards (824 - 1348 m)
32.75 (36.75, 41, 43.75, 48, 52.25)” bust circumference
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Turn-of-the-century fashion owed a great debt to Madeleine Vionnet and her bias-cut gowns. Her unmistakable flowing lines reappear in the handkerchief hem of this dressy top, adorned with delicate lace.

DESIGNER Lana Jois

DIFFICULTY Intermediate

FINISHED SIZE 32.75 (36.75, 41, 43.75, 48, 52.25)” bust circumference. Top shown measures 36.75”; modeled with 2.75” of positive ease.

YARN Shibui Knits Cima (70% super baby alpaca, 30% fine Merino; 328 yd / 1.75 oz): #2038 cove (A), 1 skein.

Shibui Knits Staccato (70% superwash Merino, 30% silk; 191 yd / 1.75 oz
): #2038 cove (B), 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins.

NEEDLES Size 4 (3.5 mm): 32″ circular and set of double-pointed. Size 5
(3.75 mm): 24″ circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

GAUGE 23 sts and 30 rnds = 4″ in St st using B on larger needles.

NOTES This top is worked in the round to the underarm, then the front and back are worked separately back and forth.