Girona Top by Inorgaknit
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Girona Top

Knitting
June 2018
Light Fingering ?
25 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
735 - 1302 yards (672 - 1191 m)
S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL) [34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)”]
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The Girona top is inspired by the city in Catalunya (Spain) that my husband and I visit every year when we go to see his family. It’s a gorgeous, under-rated city with a historic old town, a lot of bridges, beautiful buildings lining the waterfront, and it’s probably best known for its gothic cathedral (as seen in Game of Thrones!). This lightweight top is perfect for those hot summer days - best enjoyed with a café amb gel (Catalan for iced coffee)!

CONSTRUCTION
This color-blocked summer top is knit bottom-up in two pieces, then seamed together at the sides. The shoulders are connected by a 3-needle bind off, and it contains a lace edging on either the back or front (depending on how it’s worn!). Did I mention it’s reversible?!

NEEDLES
US Size 3 (3.25 mm) circulars with 24” and 16” cables, an extra US 3 needle for the 3-needle bind-off

YARN
YOTH Yarns Best Friend 75% Virginia Cotton, 25% Domestic Wool; 550 yds/502 m per 100g skein: Colors: Shiitake (MC) 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) and Natural Vanilla (CC) 1 skein
OR the following amounts of a fingering weight yarn: MC: 535 (608, 706, 786, 887, 973) yd, CC: 200 (221, 251, 274, 306, 329) yd

NOTIONS
Tapestry needle, stitch markers

GAUGE
25 stitches and 34 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch

SIZES
S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
Finished chest circumference of garments: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)”

Note on sizing: this garment is meant to be worn with a few inches of positive ease. Model is wearing size M with 4” positive ease.