Folklore Ruffle Top by Fabel Knitwear

Folklore Ruffle Top

July 2020
both are used in this pattern
Lace ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
459 - 919 yards (420 - 840 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL
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The Folklore Ruffle Top is a romantic, feminine blouse inspired by the embroidered peasant tops popular through the ages, but specifically in the 1920s- and 1930s.
It’s knit bottom up, with a ruffled mosaic-knit waist, fairytale-like puff sleeves, and a romantic embroidered neckline.
To achieve the gossamer effect of chiffon, I used mohair silk for the main parts, with a solid fingering weight to add support to the ribbings.

Needles: 4mm & 3mm

Yarn option Mohair: Fabel Knitwear Mohair Silk
Yarn Option Mohair: Pickles Silk Mohair

Yarn Option Ribbing: Fabel Knitwear Athena
Yarn Option Ribbing: Pickles Pure Wool

Size: (XS) S (M) L (XL) 2XL (3XL)

Bust: Aprox (84cm) 94cm (104cm) 112cm (122cm) 131cm (136cm)
Note that this pattern has no intended ease across the bust and is meant to fit just so.

After seing a few knitters on the smaller sizes running out of yarn, I have adjusted the yardage. It was not a problem for my testers, but seing as it’s happened twice I figure it’s better to be safe than run out! This is the adjusted quantity of mohair silk:

Mohair silk: (50g) 65g (75g) 75g (100g) 100g (100g)

Note that size XS is JUST enough, but if you end up knitting tighter, or even doing the ruffle just a bit longer you will not have enough. If you would like to be safe I would recommend getting an extra skein.

Quantity mohair silk: (50g) 50g (75g) 75g (100g) 100g (100g)

Quantity Ribbing: Either 20 grams of 1 colour, or 10 grams of 2 colours (20g in total)

Gauge: 20st(s) = 10cm

NOTE ON AVAILABLE SIZES - if you want to knit this, or any of my patterns, in a larger size than I currently have published, please get in touch! The only reason it is not available in larger sizes is I couldn’t get testknitters for those sizes, and I don’t want anyone to pay for a pattern and knit a size thats not been tested. So if you would like to (test)knit this - or any of my patterns! - in a larger size than is currently available, drop me a message and I’ll send you the pattern for free!