Criss Cross Top by Purl Soho
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Criss Cross Top

Knitting
August 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
656 - 1148 yards (600 - 1050 m)
34½ (37¾, 41, 44¼, 47¼, 50½)
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MATERIALS

GAUGE
20 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches in reverse stockinette stitch

SIZES
34½ (37¾, 41, 44¼, 47¼, 50½)

To fit actual chest circumference 31–33 (34–36, 37–39, 40–42, 43–45, 47–49) inches, with approximately 2–4 inches of ease

Finished Chest Circumference: 34½ (37¾, 41, 44¼, 47¼, 50½) inches
Finished Length From Top Of Shoulder: 21¼ (22¾, 23¼, 24¾, 25¼, 26¾) inches

SAMPLE: The top pictured here is size 34½ inches modeled with 2½ inches of ease.

NOTES

SLIP STITCHES
Slip stitches purlwise unless directed otherwise.

Ssp (SLIP SLIP PURL)
Slip 2 stitches knitwise, one at a time, return them to left-hand needle in new orientation, purl them together through back loops. 1 stitch decreased

For our photo tutorial, please visit our Purl 2 Together Through Back Loop Tutorial.

Sssp (SLIP SLIP SLIP PURL)
Slip 3 stitches knitwise, one at a time, return them to left-hand needle in new orientation, purl them together through back loops. 2 stitches decreased

P3tog (PURL 3 TOGETHER)
Insert right-hand needle into next 3 stitches purlwise and purl them together. 2 stitches decreased