Floret Crop Top by Lily M. Chin
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Floret Crop Top

March 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
4.0 mm (G)
1602 - 2136 yards (1465 - 1953 m)
37.5 (40, 42.5, 45, 47.5)" bust circumference
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

This top-down seamless raglan uses the double-ended circular Tunisian technique. Floats are nowhere to be found in this colorwork! Where the hook enters the stitch determines the color.

Difficulty Fair Amount of Focus Required

Finished Size 37.5 (40, 42.5, 45, 47.5)“ bust circumference. 
Sample shown measures 40”, modeled with 3.75” ease.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Anchor Bay: #11 dusky teal (MC), #06 scarlet (CC), 3 (3, 3, 3, 4) skeins each.

Hook Size H/8 (5 mm) double-ended Tunisian hook, size G/6 (4 mm) standard hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Stitch markers; contrasting scrap yarn to mark beg of round; yarn needle. 

Gauge 23 sts and 18 rows = 5” in 2-color tss; 24 sts (2 patt reps) and 21 rows = 5” in Boxes patt; with Tunisian hook and blocked.

Notes Top is worked seamlessly from the top down with raglan shaping. Collar is picked up from foundation chain and worked upward.