Flax Flower Top by Munro Sisters3

Flax Flower Top

Knitting
March 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
760 - 1520 yards (695 - 1390 m)
29¼ (33, 36½, 40¼, 43¾, 47¾, 51¼, 55)" circumference at underarm
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A perfect layering piece, the Flax Flower Top is worked in the round from the bottom up, starting with a band of dainty diamond-lace motifs. Knit in a Merino/linen-blend yarn, this top is sure to become a summer staple.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 29¼ (33, 36½, 40¼, 43¾, 47¾, 51¼, 55)“ circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 33”; modeled with 6” of negative ease.

Yarn Manos del Uruguay Milo (65% Merino wool, 35% linen; 380 yd 350 m/3½ oz 100 g): #i2449 Alaska, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): 24” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23 sts and 33 rnds = 4” in St st.

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NOTES

  • This top is worked in the round from the bottom up to the underarm, then the front and back are worked separately back and forth.

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