Flash Point Top by Lana Jois

Flash Point Top

Knitting
March 2019
Cascade Yarns Ultra Pima Fine
both are used in this pattern
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in St st stripe patt.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
951 - 1225 yards (870 - 1120 m)
34½ (37½, 42, 45, 48, 53)" circumference at underarm. Top shown measures 37½ "; modeled with 4" of positive ease.
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The Flash Point Top’s alternating red and white stripes represent the flash point, the temperature at which an organic compound gives off sufficient vapor to spontaneously combust. This top is worked back and forth on the bias in separate pieces and seamed.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 34½ (37½, 42, 45, 48, 53)“ circumference at underarm. Top shown measures 37½ “; modeled with 4” of positive ease.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Ultra Pima Fine (100% Pima cotton; 137 yd 125 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #3713 wine (red; MC), 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins. Louet North America Euroflax Sport (100% wet-spun linen; 270 yd 247 m/3½ oz 100 g): champagne (cream; CC), 2 skeins.

Needles Size 6 (4 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 29 rows = 4” in St st stripe patt.

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Notes

  • This top is worked back and forth on the bias in separate pieces and seamed. Stitches are picked up for the yoke.

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