Delmarva Top by Corrine Walcher

Delmarva Top

June 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
500 - 825 yards (457 - 754 m)
32(36, 40, 44, 48, 52)
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This top was designed for summer! The floral motif at the bottom is has a larger gauge for a little feminine flow. It’s knit in cotton/modal, to keep you cool at the beach this year.

Finished Size:
Chest: 3236, 40, 44, 48, 52 inches
Length: 1313.5, 14, 14, 14.5, 15 inches from cast on to underarm
Yarn: Knitpicks Shine (60% Cotton/40% Modal, 75 yards per 50g skein); 7(7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins. Sample knit in Clarity.

Needles: US #7/4.5mm circular needle, 32 inches or longer for the body of the top (larger sizes may prefer a longer needle), and your preferred method to knit small circumferences in the round.
Or size to make gauge


Stitch markers
Waste yarn or stitch holders
Yarn needle to weave ends

Gauge: 16 stitches/ 20 rows per 4” in stockinette stitch.

Note: This top is worked in the round from the hem to the underarms. Front and back are then worked separately to the shoulders. Shoulder stitches are joined using Kitchener stitch or three-needle bind-off. Stitches are picked up to finish the armhole and neck.