Gecko Top by Lana Jois

Gecko Top

Knitting
March 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
492 - 984 yards (450 - 900 m)
32.75 (36.5, 40, 43.5, 47.25, 50.75)" bust circumference
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Vertical darts create slimming lines on the Gecko Top, while lace at the hem adds a feminine touch. You’ll love the blend of plant fibers and animal fibers in this yarn: it’s breathable and lightweight for multi-season comfort.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 32.75 (36.5, 40, 43.5, 47.25, 50.75)“ bust circumference. Top shown measures 36.5”; modeled with 3.5” of positive ease.

Yarn Berroco Fiora (40% cotton, 30% viscose, 15% alpaca, 10% nylon, 5% wool; 246 yd / 3.5 oz): #3865 magnolia, 2 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins.

Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 24” circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 25 rnds = 4” in St st.

Notes This top is worked in the round from the lower edge to the underarm, then the front and back are worked separately back and forth.