Endless Summer Top by Julee Mackessy

Endless Summer Top

Knitting
June 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st with US 6 (4mm)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
275 - 840 yards (251 - 768 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9)
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This top is constructed from the bottom up with simple shaping and i-cord straps. The texture makes this top a fun knit that is hard to put down.

PATTERN INFORMATION:
Bottom-up construction.
Worked in one piece with stitches being held on waste yarn or spare needle.
Sample shown in size 2 on 35” chest.

Materials: (NEEDLES)
Main Body: US 6 (4 mm) in 24”/61cm or length preferred.
Ribbing: US 5 (3.75 mm) or 1 size smaller than gauge, in 24”/61cm or length preferred.
Strap: US 5 (3.75 mm) or 1 size smaller than gauge, DPN.
Notions:
Scrap yarn or stitch holder
12 - Stitch markers
2 unique stitch markers for BORM and side marker
Darning needle

Finished size: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46) (50, 54, 58, 62)“ / 75 (85, 95, 105, 115) (125, 135, 145, 155)cm bust circumference
To be worn with 0 - 2” /0 - 5cm of negative ease

Gauge: 18 sts x 32 rows = 4”/10cm with US 6 (4 mm) in stockinette stitch and broken seed stitch

Yarn:
For sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9)
275 (335, 400, 455, 520) (600, 675, 760, 840)yards
255 (310, 370, 420, 480) (550, 620, 700, 770)m

Yarn used:
Cloudborn Pima Cotton DK. (DK Weight; 100% Pima Cotton; 100g; 231 yards/ 212 meters). 2 (2, 2, 2, 3) (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins required. Color used: Caribbean.

Skills to Explore: ribbing, seed stitch, shaping using ssk/k2tog, i-cord